In 1975, the Archdiocese of Miami founded St. Brendan High School to foster both academic excellence and the holistic development of each student in a co-ed Catholic institution. The school’s curriculum is developed through the horizontal and vertical alignment of national, state, and Catholic standards that support a college preparatory and academies-centered program that features an outstanding variety of options which enables students to achieve their full potential. Additionally, the curriculum offers 44 courses at the honors level in all academic subject areas.
Students of all abilities thrive in one of three curricular programs.
The Alpha Program is an accelerated and rigorous academic program designed for intellectually gifted and highly motivated students. Students take the most challenging course offerings at St. Brendan High School, as well as participate in a great variety of enrichment activities.
The Champagnat Program is a program that supports the specific learning needs of students with exceptionalities.The program features an inclusive model of instruction provided by certified special education faculty in generally self-contained classroom environments.
College Prep Program
Students in this program benefit from a challenging academic environment that helps students acquire the skills necessary to be college and career ready. Honors, AP, and dual enrollment courses offer advanced students the opportunity to learn beyond the ordinary scope of a course.
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