Odyssey Charter School offers Pre-K through 8th Grade.
Mission & Vision:
The mission of Odyssey Charter School is to work in partnership with the family and community, with the aim of helping each child reach their full potential in all areas of life.
We seek to educate the whole child with the understanding that each person must achieve a balance of intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual and social skills as a foundation for life.
Our Philosophy begins with a deep respect for children as unique individuals. We focus upon healthy social and emotional development.
Our Community is a warm and supportive community of students, teachers, and parents. Our students do not get lost in the crowd.
Our Positive Discipline in the Classroom program prepares children for responsible citizenship. Through class meetings we create an atmosphere of caring based on kindness and firmness, dignity and mutual respect.
We know that real learning takes place best in a non-threatening environment. We focus on solutions instead of problems. We consider our mistakes as wonderful opportunities to learn.
Odyssey Charter School is governed by a non-profit Florida educational organization composed of parents, teachers, and community members dedicated to providing an enriched learning environment for all types of learners.
FACTS ABOUT ODYSSEY CHARTER SCHOOL
1999 Founded May 25th, 1999, in a church building. Odyssey opened with 112 Kindergarten through 6th grade students.
2002 First grade from the State of Florida was an A+. Odyssey was one of 15.5% of Florida public schools that made the States highest grading system for school success: Annual Yearly Progress (AYP). School continued yearly to be consistently high performing.
2002 First charter school in Brevard to be awarded a 10-year renewal contract based upon exemplary academic programming and fiscal management.
2004 Odyssey received a million dollar land grant from Bayside Lakes Development to move the School six miles south to Bayside Lakes.
2005 Odyssey grows from original 112 students to 510 Kindergarten through 8th grade students in Floridas first green public school building.
2007 First and only charter school in the state of Florida to receive educational impact fee dollars from the Brevard County Commission.
2007 Academic ranking in top 5.3% of combination schools. School 13th out of 244 public schools.
One of 22 finalists in the Bill Gates Charter School Growth Fund Replication Grant.
2008 Energy Star Building Award Recognition for utilizing 30% less energy and 70% less on energy bills.
2008 Nationally reviewed and selected as the only existing charter school to be accepted by the new state chartering authority. Odyssey will be the Florida Schools of Excellence first charter school.
Odyssey Charter School is a Charter School organization
No. of Schools: 1
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