Gulf Coast Academy

of Science and Technology

Hernando County’s First Charter School

Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology is located in Spring Hill, Florida on the corner of Tillery Road and Lamson Avenue. For driving directions please click HERE.

 

GCA is part of Florida’s public school system. All subjects adhere to the Sunshine State Standards. Students are required to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

 

 

Why GCA?

· Hands-On Science Learning Activities

· Weekly Field Experiences

· Applied Mathematics

· High-Interest Social Studies Curriculum

· Integrated Language Arts and Reading Program

· Technology Education Program

· Activity Based Physical Education

· Class Sizes Limited

· Increased On-Task Time

· Disciplined Learning Environment

· Research Based Instructional Methods 

· Portfolio Assessment

Kara  prepares her solar car for “race day.” Our sixth grade students are given the opportunity to build a motorized car that is entirely powered by the sun. After the design and building process, students race their cars for the top position and a chance to compete at the Jr. Solar Sprint competition in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Gulf Coast Academy

of Science and Technology

10444 Tillery Road

Spring Hill, Florida 34608

Phone: 352-688-5092

Fax: 352-688-5095

Email: info@gulfcoastacademy.org

www.gulfcoastacademy.org

Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology is committed to providing a unique education through weekly field experiences integrated with a hands-on advanced middle school curriculum.

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Photos Above:

Our 8th grade students learn to sail a Hobie Wave catamaran sailboat. Sailing on Clearwater Bay is relaxing and fun!

 

Photo at Left:

Darby, an 8th grader, completes the challenge of the “cargo net” one of the many elements of the USF high ropes course in Tampa, Florida.

 

 

Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology is a proud recipient of the 2008—2010 Best Practices “Charter School Dissemination Grant.” Through this funding source we are able to offer summer seminars and free training DVDs. For more information please click the SmarterCharter.org logo above.