What are the prerequisites for students to participate in ACCEL?

  • Students must have successfully completed academically challenging coursework in the previous school year or performed at the 93rd percentile or higher on a series of SAT10 subtests taken during the summer or in December.
  • Students must have a record of good attendance and conduct.
  • Students must be recommended by a teacher and school counselor or administrator.

Mid-Year Testing for 2022-23 School Year

  • Parents or Guardians will need to complete a Request for Academic Acceleration form by 3:00pm on November 30th for consideration
  • Approved students will be issued a district standardized paper assessment the week of December 5th – 9th
  • Questions can be directed to the Office of Acceleration and Innovation at (863) 534-0631

Florida State Statutes

f.s. 1002.3105(1)(b)

Additional ACCEL options may include, but are not limited to, enriched science, technology, engineering, and mathematics coursework; enrichment programs; flexible grouping; advanced academic courses; combined classes; self-paced instruction; rigorous industry certifications that are articulated to college credit and approved pursuant to ss. 1003.492 and 1008.44; work-related internships or apprenticeships; curriculum compacting; advanced-content instruction; and telescoping curriculum.