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Code of Ethics

Our School's Ethical Standards

At our school, we value the dignity of every person, the pursuit of truth, dedication to excellence, the acquisition of knowledge, and the nurturing of competent and responsible individuals. These values are essential to our school, and we are committed to providing equal opportunities for all.

Our Focus: Student Development

Our main focus is our students and their growth. Our staff is dedicated to professional development and maintaining the highest professional standards.


Commitment to Student Well-being

In our commitment to our students, our instructional personnel:

  • Strive to create a safe learning environment for students.

  • Encourage independent learning initiatives.

  • Ensure students have access to world-class education.

  • Uphold the integrity of academic content.

  • Act with discretion to prevent unwarranted embarrassment of students.

  • Respect and protect students' legal rights.

  • Reject discrimination and harassment.

  • Avoid exploiting student-teacher relationships for personal gain.

  • Maintain confidentiality of student information.

Professional Ethics

To gain the trust and respect of colleagues, students, and the community, our employees are expected to:

  • Be honest in all professional interactions.

  • Avoid discriminatory practices.

  • Not interfere with colleagues' rights.

  • Reject any harassment or discriminatory conduct.

  • Refrain from making false statements about colleagues.


Training Requirement

All instructional personnel, education support employees, and administrators are required as a condition of employment to complete training on these standards of ethical conduct.

Reporting Misconduct

  • All instructional personnel, educational support employees, and school administrators have an obligation to report misconduct by instructional personnel, educational support employees and school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student. Examples of misconduct include obscene language, drug and alcohol use, disparaging comments, prejudice or bigotry, sexual innuendo, cheating or testing violations, physical aggression, and accepting or offering favors.

  • Reports of misconduct should be made to the operations manager at

  • Reports of misconduct committed by administrators should be made to

  • Legally sufficient allegations of misconduct by Florida certified educators will be reported to the Office of Professional Practices Services. Policies and procedures for reporting misconduct by instructional personnel or school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student are available on our website at

  • We have verified that our instructional personnel has at least one of the following:

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher in any subject (copy of diploma or completed transcript) ​

    • Three or more years of K-12th grade teaching experience (written proof of contacting the previous employer) 

    • Special skills, knowledge, or expertise that qualifies them to provide instruction in K-12th grade subjects (provide documentation such as certifications, professional development,  curriculum training, etc.). Pre-K experience and certifications would not meet this requirement. 

Reporting Child Abuse, Abandonment, or Neglect

All employees must report any known or suspected child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

Recognizing Signs of Abuse and Neglect

  • Physical Abuse: Unexplained injuries, broken bones, burns, withdrawal, or fear.

  • Sexual Abuse: Torn clothing, physical discomfort, behavior changes, or signs of a sexually transmitted disease.

  • Neglect: Unattended medical needs, lack of supervision, poor hygiene, or appearing undernourished.


Patterns of Abuse

Serious abuse typically involves multiple signs. While a single sign may not be conclusive, a pattern of indicators should be reported.


Liability Protections

Any person, official, or institution participating in good faith in any act authorized or required by law or reporting in good faith any instance of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect to the department or any law enforcement agency, shall be immune from any civil pr criminal liability which might otherwise result by reason of such action.

An employer who discloses information about a former or current employee to a prospective employer of the former or current employee upon request of the prospective employer or of the former or current employee is immune from civil liability for such disclosure or its consequences unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the information disclosed by the former or current employer protected under F.S. Chapter 760. (F.S. 768.095)

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