Do you provide transportation for students?
No. The Sea of Strengths Academy does not currently provide transportation services. Parents must drop off and pick up students at the designated times.
Do you provide before and after school programs?
The Sea of Strengths Academy does provide a before and after care program. Before care begins at 7:40 AM and aftercare is from 3:45-6:00 PM.
How are lunch and snack provided?
Students must bring a bag lunch and snack each day.
Do students need to wear uniforms?
Yes. The uniform consists of a light blue polo shirt and khaki or dark blue pants or shorts. We have a school account with Land’s End so student uniform shirts may be ordered with the school name and logo.
Is there P.E. and Recess?
Yes. There is a 20 minute P.E. break in the morning. It includes core exercise and team building physical challenges. Supervised recess is provided allowing the student time for free play and team activities.
Is there any financial aid?
Students in Florida public schools may be eligible for the John McKay scholarship program. In addition, the school offers a limited amount of need-based financial aid. Please go to TADS.com for further information regarding student financial aid.
Which students are appropriate for the Sea Of Strengths Academy?
Students in grades 1-8 who have been identified with learning disabilities, language impairment, ADHD, or are simply struggling in math or reading are the focus of our school. The Sea of Strengths Academy is not equipped for students with diagnosed behavior problems or below-average intellectual ability. The Sea Of Strengths Academy will review the IEP and student file prior to making enrollment decisions.
Does The Sea Of Strengths Academy follow the public school calendar?
Yes, in general, with several exceptions, the Sea Of Strengths Academy will follow the Manatee County Public Schools calendar. The full calendar is available on our website.
What are the school times?
The school hours are from 8:05-3:00pm.