Broward Math and Science Schools Mission and Vission
The mission of the Broward Math and Science Schools is to offer elementary, middle and high school students in Broward County a high quality education, aligned with the Florida Standards, in an intellectually nurturing learning environment. Its purpose is to enable students to reach their maximum potential in all subject areas with special emphasis on mathematics, science, and reading utilizing state-of-the-art curriculum.
Charter schools provide a choice to the parents within the public school system. The vision of BMSS will be high standards of student achievement and is committed to provide parents flexibility to choose among diverse educational opportunities within the state's public school system. Broward Math and Science Schools will give parents and students a choice of rigorous math, science and reading focused program in Broward County. To achieve its objectives, BMSS will:
(1) provide students with innovative curricula that were recognized as exemplary by the U.S. Department of Education in mathematics and science as well as rigorous reading programs.
(2) use a variety of student assessment methods and school climate surveys and participate in district and statewide assessment programs on a consistent basis to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning processes and to improve the school environment.
(3) improve students' self-esteem, self-control, and self-regulation skills through group process skills and cooperative learning strategies. BMSS will have high expectations of its students both academically and socially. In addition, BMSS will aim at developing student awareness of local and community needs as well as an understanding of national and global issues; reaching academic excellence for all the students while at the same time recognizing individual differences. BMSS has the responsibility to construct a program, which engages and motivates students to invest their talents, energy, and enthusiasm in completing their schoolwork in an exemplary manner. In addition, continuous improvement, persistent innovation, positive response to change, and a commitment to successful growth are characteristics of the school's people and programs.
Finally, BMSS believes that an educated citizen in the 21st century must have the skills and understanding to participate and work productively in a multicultural, globally-oriented environment, including the skills required to use technology to its full potential in the new millennium.
Parent Liaison & Governing Board Members
|SCHOOL NAME & LOCATION NUMBER||GOVERNING BOARD NAME||PARENT LIAISON|
|Broward Math and Science Schools 5038||Riverside Science Inc.||Marcos Ragalado|
2021-2022 Tentative Board Meeting Dates
|September 25||1pm||School Campus|
|November 27||1pm||School Campus|
|January 29||1pm||School Campus|
|April 2||1pm||School Campus|
BMSS Annual Budgets
Board Meeting Minutes
A charter school is a public school that operates according to the terms of a charter, or contract, that has been approved by the local board of education and the State Board of Education.
A traditional public school is organized according to federal laws, State Board of Education rules, and local board of education policies. A charter school is organized according to federal laws and the terms of the charter contract.
Charter schools are public schools. By law, a charter school is included in the allotment of funds to the local school system in which the charter school is located. The charter school is to be treated no less favorably than any other public schools in the district with respect to funding for instructional and administrative programs.
Charter schools are public schools of choice. Any student who lives in the charter school's school band, and district and who submits a timely application may attend a charter school. If the number of applications exceeds the school's capacity, applicants will be selected through a lottery process. A charter school may not have admission criteria.
Yes. Learning should always be accompanied with exploration. Therefore, BMSS will strive to provide as many opportunities as possible for the students to gain extra experiences. Field trips, sports activities, after-school clubs are a few of the many possibilities BMSS will provide.