Preschool, Private School and Charter School Guide 2021/2022

Find the perfect educational program for your child today!

By Macaroni Kid Palm Beach Gardens-Jupiter May 15, 2021

Are you looking for a preschool, private school, or charter school? If so, we've rounded up some great schools and programs for you to check out. Please visit click on their logo or name of the school to learn more about each one and schedule a tour today.

The Benjamin School


What’s Your Passion? At The Benjamin School, we help you find it. We acknowledge that each child has a unique set of strengths and talents.

From Early Childhood through Upper School, we partner with parents to discover, nurture, apply and celebrate each student’s unique gifts.

Boundless Horizons: Benjamin students learn to become independent, self-directed, collaborative and fearless thinkers.

A Matter of Character: We share our values with students in both how we teach and how we treat each other.

Student-Centered: We teach students - not subjects. We encourage students to explore a variety of experiences from academics to community service to the visual and performing arts and athletics.

Confident Learners: Students graduate prepared for a boundless range of opportunities. Seniors gain the self-awareness required to seek admission to a wide range of renowned colleges and universities that best fit their unique talents and aspirations.

The best way to know The Benjamin School is to come and see it for yourself. Visit our beautiful campuses, observe a class and talk with students and faculty. We look forward to meeting you!

The lower and middle school is located at 11000 Ellison Wilson Road, North Palm Beach (561) 626-3747 and the upper school is located at 4875 Grandiflora Road, Palm Beach Gardens (561) 472-5998. 

Franklin Academy


Franklin Academy is a not-for-profit charter school offering kindergarten through 8th-grade students of this community a great educational choice. Unique to Franklin Academy is the emphasis on the “whole” child beyond textbooks. Their newly constructed 81,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes specialty rooms for music, art, computer labs, large multipurpose room as well as science labs and locker rooms. Franklin students enjoy a beautiful campus including a gymnasium and athletic fields with jogging paths and fitness stations located throughout the path. Located at 5651 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens (561) 348-2525.

Good Shepherd Episcopal School


Good Shepherd Episcopal School is an FCIS/FKC accredited Preschool (age 2) and Elementary School (kindergarten through Grade 5), where children love to learn! Providing a superior academic program while nurturing the whole child. They believe that a school should inspire a love of learning while promoting children's social growth, emotional growth, intellectual development, and creativity. Located at 402 Seabrook Road, Tequesta (561) 746-5507.

The Jewish School of the Arts


The Jewish School of the Arts is now in its 34th year and provides the excitement of new discoveries and the development of responsible and independent thought for a child 2 years and up. The curriculum emphasizes learning as an interactive process. Teachers prepare the environment for children to learn through active exploration. Children are considered able communicators and capable researchers, innovating and learning and thereby building essential self-motivational skills, forming an effective basis for a lifetime of learning. Children are encouraged to work in collaborative teams, problem-solving, and learning from one another. They are encouraged to dialogue, critique, compare, negotiate and hypothesize. Multiple perspectives help children to build reciprocal relationships.

The Jewish School of the Arts blends Judaic and secular subjects into a program that is rich, fulfilling, and stimulating. It is dedicated to meeting each child’s physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual needs. Their fundamental belief is that by teaching Jewish heritage, they provide the foundation for our children’s future as responsible and caring adults. They are proud to offer a creative Jewish environment where your child’s individuality is valued and nurtured and we share with parents the important task of raising children to be caring, responsible and creative Jews. They also offer Mommy and Me classes and camps when schools are closed. Located at 844 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach (561) 624-7004.

Jupiter Christian School


Jupiter Christian School is committed to excellence in teaching the mind, reaching the heart, and inspiring servant leaders who will impact the world for Jesus Christ. 

JCS offers a Christ-Centered, liberal arts curriculum marked by academic excellence, innovation, and creativity; we assist students in developing the knowledge and abilities that characterize critical thinking and a love for life-long learning. JCS offers an education rooted in the authority of scripture, the supremacy of Christ, and a Biblical worldview that presents all truth as God’s truth.

We disciple students toward a genuine, unshakeable, and mature faith in Jesus Christ. We celebrate the diversity of gifts, talents, and
abilities found in our community and assist students in identifying and developing their God-given gifts and talents for the glory of God. JCS believes each student is uniquely created by God and encourages mutual respect, promotes Christian love, and provides motivation to resolve conflict in a peaceable and Biblical manner. As a family unified in Jesus Christ, we should be known by our love for one another.

JCS fosters a culture of student learning and achievement. We embrace a diverse and a collaborative community, modeling engagement in our neighborhoods, cities, nation, and the world as we seek to love, serve, and lead others. JCS promotes citizenship and community involvement through school-wide benevolence ministries and community service programs. JCS students are well prepared to positively impact the world for Christ. Located at 700 South Delaware Boulevard, Jupiter (561) 746-7800.

St. Mark's Episcopal School


St. Mark’s Episcopal School welcomes children of all faiths to experience its exceptional academic program in a safe, nurturing community. A tradition-rich Episcopal School, St. Mark's gracefully integrates the development of faith and character into its educational experience. In church, in the classroom, and in service to the community, students have authentic opportunities to grow spiritually. Innovative instruction to challenge and inspire students, ages two through eighth grade. 

St. Mark’s is excited to welcome students back to campus, five days a week, on August 12, 2020. To accommodate the needs of those who are not ready to return to campus, St. Mark’s offers students access to an at-home learning program that combines live instruction and teacher-directed learning.

Located at 3395 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens (561) 622-1504.

We are proud to present these schools as sponsors of Macaroni Kid Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter. Please note: Parents should do their own research when selecting schools and programs for their children.