Education

The City of Deerfield Beach is committed to implementing and supporting educational programs and activities that benefit Deerfield Beach students and the community at large.  The City is demonstrating this commitment by:

  • Establishing the Education Advisory Board whose mission is to foster educational opportunities for students in Deerfield Beach, so that each student has the ability, opportunity, and support to pursue their dreams and to live a life of purpose and fulfillment. Learn more about the EAB.
  • Establishing the Quarterly Principal’s Roundtable 
  • Participating in the Reading Pals & Tutor Mate Programs with Deerfield Beach schools; and
  • Recognizing Deerfield Beach students’ achievements through scholarship and achievement awards. 


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Deerfield Beach School Listing

Public Schools Address Website Phone
Deerfield Beach Elementary 650 NE 1st Street https://www.browardschools.com/deerfieldbeachelem 754-322-6100
Deerfield Park Elementary 650 SW 3 Avenue https://www.browardschools.com/deerfieldpark 754-322-6150
Park Ridge Elementary 5200 NE 9 Avenue https://www.browardschools.com/parkridge 754-322-7700
Quiet Waters Elementary 4150 W Hillsboro Blvd https://www.browardschools.com/quietwaters 754-322-8100
Tedder Elementary 4157 NW 1st Terrace https://www.browardschools.com/tedder 754-322-8650
Deerfield Beach Middle School 701 SE 6 Avenue https://www.browardschools.com/deerfieldbeachmiddle 754-322-3300
Deerfield Beach High School 910 SW 15 Street  http://www.deerfieldbeachhigh.net/ 754-322-0650
Bright Horizons 3901 NE First Terrace https://www.browardschools.com/brighthorizons 754-321-6400
Charter School  Address Website Phone
Somerset Academy Key
(Middle and High)
959 SE 6 Avenue  www.somersetkey.com 954-481-0602
Private Schools Address Website Phone
St. Ambrose Catholic School
(elementary and middle)
363 SE 12 Avenue http://www.stambrosecs.org 954-427-2226
Highlands Christian Academy 501 NE 48th Street https://highlandschristian.org 954-421-1747 


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Bryce Gowdy Student Scholar-Athlete of the Month Program

The City of Deerfield Beach Education Advisory Board (EAB) established the “Bryce Gowdy Student Scholar-Athlete of the Month” award to recognize Deerfield Beach middle and high school students who are excelling in academics, sports, and community involvement. 

Eligible students must: 

  • Be Current Deerfield Beach resident;
  • Have a core unweighted minimum GPA of 3.25; and
  • Have completed Community Service hours (minimum 20 hrs. in the last calendar year)

The Education Advisory Board will select a winner monthly. Awardees will be honored with a certificate of achievement at a City Commission meeting and have a photo taken with the City Commission.

Students are encouraged to apply for the award. The Bryce Gowdy Student Scholar-Athlete of the Month Applications are due by the third Friday of the month at 5:00 PM. Email applications to the Legislative and Community Affairs Department

For additional information, please contact Jonathan Salas at the Community Services Department at (954) 480-6420.


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Elementary and Middle School Academic Achievement Award

The City of Deerfield Beach Education Advisory Board (“EAB”) established the Elementary and Middle School Academic Achievement Award to foster academic and personal achievement. The quarterly award will be given to high-performing students in the City's elementary and middle schools. 

Teachers and school administrators are encouraged to select one elementary and middle school student in grades (3 – 5) and (6-8), respectively, each quarter who have demonstrated one or more of the following criteria:

  1. Exceptional academic ability;
  2. Significant improvement in academic performance;
  3. Strong personal character; and/or
  4. Stewardship of one's environment and peers.

Students who are awarded the Elementary and Middle School Academic Achievement Award will be honored with a certificate of achievement at a City Commission meeting and have a photo taken with the City Commission. Past recipients of this honor will be given additional consideration for the City's end-of-year academic awards.

For additional information, please contact Jonathan Salas at the Community Services Department at (954) 480-6420.


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HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP Award

The City of Deerfield Beach Education Advisory Board (EAB) established the City of Deerfield Beach Academic Scholarship Award to foster educational opportunities for high school students in Deerfield Beach as they prepare for post-secondary education.                

The Deerfield Beach EAB will select two graduating seniors as winners for the school year 2021/2022. One recipient will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship, and one recipient will receive a one-time $750.00 scholarship for demonstrating excellence in the classroom and community.  

Eligibility Requirements

  1. The student must be a Deerfield Beach resident (proof of residency required);
  2. Must have a core unweighted GPA of 3.5 (minimum);
  3. Must have completed a minimum of 40 hours community service in the current year or 120 hours cumulative;
  4. Must have applied to at least one (1) college/university/trade school/military and received an acceptance letter from such institution before receiving funding; 
  5. Must submit at least two (2) character references;
  6. Must submit a personal essay (up to 500 words).

Application Deadline

The High School Academic Scholarship Award is due to the City of Deerfield Beach Community Services Department, 227 NW 2nd Street, Deerfield Beach, or jsalas@deerfield-beach.com by March 1, 2022.  Applications, including all attachments, must be received by 5:00 PM on March 1, 2022.  

For questions contact Jonathan Salas at 954-480-4464 or email.