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Bradenton District and Curriculum
The School District of Manatee County follows a comprehensive curriculum that establishes learning expectations for students as they progress in their subject learning from elementary through high school. The basis of this curricular model is The Common Core Curriculum Standards, which have been developed to focus in on Math and Literacy learning as these subjects contribute significantly to learning in all academic areas.
We currently cover the following Bradenton-area school district: School District of Manatee County.
Schools in Bradenton include:
Gene Witt Elementary School is located on 200 Rye Road East Bradenton, FL 34212, Gene Witt Elementary School covers grades PreK-5 and can be contacted at 941-741-3628. The vision of Gene Witt Elementary is to provide a school environment that adapts to meet the needs of the students, teachers, and community. The school’s mission is to assist all students in reaching their highest potential and nurture a love of learning. The school was named after Gene Witt, who was involved in the Manatee County Education System for 38 years as a teacher, principal, dean, and superintendent, a position he held for 11 years. Students at Gene Witt Elementary take classes in Mathematics, English/Language Arts, Science, and social studies. SchoolTutoring Academy provides tutoring for all subject areas, contact us to learn more.
Martha B. King Middle School is located on 600 75th Street NW Bradenton, FL 34209, Martha B. King Middle School covers grades 6-8 and can be contacted at 941-798-6820. Martha B. King Middle School originally opened in 1979 and was rebuilt in 2006. The school was named after Martha B. King, who wa a long time educator at Manatee county. The school serves over 1080 students. Martha B. King Middle School has been graded as an “A” school by the state of Florida for the last 10 years in a row. The mission of the school is to prepare its students for the challenges and demands of the 21st century by giving them the opportunity to require the knowledge and skills necessary to reach their potential. Courses offered at the school include Art, Orchestra, business, health and more. The school also offers advanced courses in Math, Language, Arts and Science. For more information on one-on-one tutoring, contact SchoolTutoring Academy.
Southeast High School is located on 1200 37th Avenue East Bradenton, FL 34208, Southeast High School covers grades 9-12 and can be contacted at 941-741-3366. Southeast High School is the only public high school in Manatee county to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The IB program strives to inspire and challenge students to become global learners and thinkers who help to create a better world. Students enrolled in the program take Calculus A/B, Biology, Physics and and more. In the 2010-2011 school year, Southeast High School scored the highest on the SAT than all the other schools in the Manatee County School district. In the the same year, the school was also named a 5-star school by the Department of Education. Like other schools in the state of Florida, students attending Southeast High School also follow a curriculum that includes the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. These standards are set out by the state and provide guidelines to the knowledge and skills students should know by the end of each grade level to ensure that they are college and career ready. In mathematics, having a strong understanding of key concepts is a large focus as the basis for having good problem solving skills is understanding the concepts and being able to apply them. For more information on the math tutoring SchoolTutoring Academy offers, contact us.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Bradenton District Curriculum
The elementary Math curriculum teaches students addition/subtraction, place value, number sense, measurement, data analysis, geometry, multiplication/division, fractions, decimals, graphs, and algebra. In middle school, students learn to represent unknowns, interpret data, represent numbers, compare quantities, solve problems, use negative numbers, use percents, and solve polynomial equations. High school students advance to algebra, geometry, liberal arts math, algebra with financial applications, and mathematics for college readiness.
In Language Arts, students learn about fiction, nonfiction, story elements, persuasive writing, narrative writing, expository forms, writing short stories, poetry, informational writing, and literary discussion. In middle school students learn about decision making, word choice, and the writing process. In high school, students master setting goals, communicating, considering other perspectives, producing information, expressing oneself, and developing a social conscience.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Bradenton Educational News
- High School Orientations - Eighth graders now know what to expect when they reach high school. Palmetto High School hosted an orientation that included an assembly, a tour, and an opportunity to meet staff. Being prepared will help these students make the transition into high school.
- Play With Your Fruits and Veggies Day - For once, students were encouraged to play with their food. The 3rd Annual Play With Your Fruits and Veggies Day had students making works of art from fruits and vegetables Drawing attention to healthy food will help promote healthy eating.
- Experiential Learning - Students at Manatee High School get an early look at what it takes to run a business. In this case, it is an auto insurance business. The class simulates everything from producing business cards to filling out reports. This is an excellent example of an authentic learning experience.
Bradenton Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
About Bradenton, Florida
The city of Bradenton was established in 1842 and become incorporated in 1903. In 1943, the Florida legislature merged the cities of Manatee and Bradentown to form the current Bradenton. Downtown Bradenton is the home of the South Florida Museum, Bishop Planetarium, and Parker Manatee Aquarium. The Parker Manatee aquarium at the South Florida Museum was once the home of Manatee County’s most famous manatee and mascot, Snooty. He was born at the Miami Seaquarium and Tackle Company on July 21,1948. Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity and likely the oldest manatee in the world until his death in 2017, when he was 69 years old. Bradenton is also the home of the Village of the Arts, a community in the downtown area where residents live and work in their homes that have been converted to studios, galleries, and other small businesses. Many historic properties are also located in the city of Bradenton including Braden Castle Park Historic District and the Old Manatee County Courthouse.
In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated Bradenton had a population of 54 437. The population of the city is well spread out with 21.2% of the population being under the age of 18, 20.% being between 18-34, 34.2% being between 35-64, and 23.9% being 65 and older.
South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium is the largest natural and cultural history museum on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The museum offers educational programs based around the history of Florida. For example, have you ever wondered why there were no dinosaur in Florida? The exhibts of this museum will tell you why! The Bishop Planetarium is based around educating the public on astronomy and is equipped with a state of the art projection system. The Parker Manatee Aquarium at the South Florida Museum is a Manatee Rehabilitation facility where manatees that are injured or orphaned are rehabilitated and returned to the wild. Since 1988, the museum has housed 36 rehabilitating manatees. In addition, the museum features a variety of temporary exhibitions so there is always something different for everyone to enjoy!
The Mixon Fruit farms is a growing place for oranges, one of the most iconic fruits grown in Florida. Besides oranges, the farm also grows other citrus fruits such as grapefruits and lemons. The farm offers a tropical garden, butterfly garden, and tours of a citrus fruit packinghouse. The space is also available for outdoor events and the Mixon Fruit Farms are also the home of the Orange Blossom and Harvest Festivals. The Orange Blossom Express Tram allows visitors to take a ride through the orange grove to learn about growing citrus. On the way, the tram also makes a stop at the Wildlife Refuge so visitors can see rescued birds, animals, and reptiles that will be rehabilitated and released back into the wild. Once you’re done, visitors also get to stop by the farms large gift shop where they can purchase unique Florida gifts and souvenirs made with citrus fruits. Visitors who tour the citrus fruit packinghouse also are treated to a free cup of freshly squeezed orange juice, grapefruit juice, or lemonade.
The 682 acre Robinson Nature Preserve was once a disturbed farmland but has since been transformed back into coastal and wetland habitats. The Preserve was recently expanded to current size, adding more coastal wetlands and other habitats including mangroves, and tidal marshes. In addition, A 2.5 km long pedestrian only trail, more kayak launches and trails, restrooms and picnic areas were also added. The Robinson Nature Preserve is a popular destination for hikers as there is a wide variety of nature to see. Included on the preserve is also The Mosaic Center for Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology, also shortened to NEST. The NEST multipurpose space is the home of a variety of hands-on interpretive programming designed for all ages, recreation programs such as yoga, and also private rentals.
- Bradenton was the headquarters of Tropicana from 1949 to 2004.
- The city is the winter home of Major League Baseball’s the Pittsburgh Pirates
- The city was named after Dr. Joseph Braden.
- The current headquarters of Champs Sports is located in West Bradenton.
- The nearby Myakka River State Park and Ana Maria Island offer visitors the chance to egrets, manatees, dolphins and other types of wildlife.
Chalk Talk: How to Find Your Child’s Strengths
Developing your child’s strengths can help them reach their full potential and build self-confidence. But how do you know what his or her strengths are? First, participate in a variety of activities together and observe which ones he or she enjoys most. Take note of what kinds of toys your child plays with. Are they puzzles that require a great deal of thinking, or are they balls and jump ropes that require a lot of movement? Let your child choose as often as possible and remember what their preferences tend to be. Finally, listen to your child. His or her strengths will eventually come out in conversation. Whatever strengths your child has, encourage him or her every day.