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Tamarac school achieves top rankings in Florida


Tamarac, Florida – The City of Tamarac has announced an exceptional achievement by Millennium 6 – 12 Collegiate Academy, situated at 5803 NW 94th Ave. The school has earned the distinction of being the highest-ranked public school in Broward County and the second-best in the state of Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report. This recognition places the academy among the nation’s elite educational institutions, highlighting its commitment to academic excellence.

A Testament to Excellence

This remarkable recognition reflects the unwavering dedication and hard work of the students, faculty, and administration at Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy. The school’s focus on delivering quality education and fostering an environment that emphasizes rigorous and engaging instruction has set a new benchmark for educational success. The City of Tamarac expressed immense pride in reaching this significant milestone, which underscores the community’s commitment to fostering academic excellence.

Innovative Education and Future Preparation

Under the leadership of Principal Dr. Gastrid Harrigan, Millennium 6-12 Collegiate Academy is at the forefront of educational innovation. Dr. Harrigan praised the faculty’s passion and creativity, noting, “Our teachers are passionate and innovative, utilizing cutting-edge teaching methods and seamlessly integrating technology into the curriculum to create an engaging and dynamic learning environment.” This educational approach ensures that graduates are not only prepared for higher education but are also equipped to be influential leaders in their respective fields.

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Rankings and Recognition

U.S. News & World Report ranks 25,000 public high schools across the United States based on several critical factors, including college readiness and graduation rates. Millennium Academy stands out not only at the state level but also nationally, securing the 41st position in the U.S. with a commendable 100% graduation rate and a college readiness index of 97.7%.

The Academy’s holistic approach extends beyond academics, emphasizing character development, leadership, and civic responsibility. Dr. Harrigan elaborated on the school’s philosophy, stating, “Beyond academics, we prioritize character development, leadership, and civic responsibility, offering a rich array of extracurricular activities and community service opportunities. We nurture well-rounded students who are prepared to make meaningful contributions to their communities and the world.”

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