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Experience the PBDA Difference

Established in 1921 as the first independent school in the state of Florida, Palm Beach Day Academy is proud of its history, its traditions, and its commitment to academic excellence.

Two Campuses. One School.

The Lower School (PreK-2 through Grade 3) is located minutes from downtown West Palm Beach and is situated directly across from the Intracoastal Waterway.

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The Upper School (Grades 4 through 8) is located on the island of Palm Beach at the historic 241 Seaview Avenue. The campus is 1.3 miles away from our Lower Campus.
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The PBDA Difference

Our challenging academics are met with personalized instruction to ensure students receive the individual attention needed to flourish.

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Individualized Instruction 

Learning extends beyond the walls of the classroom at PBDA through our extensive programming with community partners.

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Strong Community Connections

A PBDA education emphasizes the role that balance, an active lifestyle, and a healthy mindset play in a child's life. 

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Compassion-Rich Learning Environment

PBDA students are taught that kindness is the true secret to success whether in the classroom, in the community, or in nature.

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A "Work Hard. Be Kind." Mentality 

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Community Voices

My children are learning from the best teachers, kindest people, and strongest advisors to their education and well-being. I feel so fortunate to know that the core values and traditions that were part of my experience at PBDA are the same that my children have every day.”

Caroline Forrest '92

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