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Located in the heart of Palm Beach County, PBDA is the school of choice for families who value an education that guides each child towards personal excellence of mind, body and character.

Our Mission and Vision

PBDA students are expected to Lead with Honor in the classroom, on the fields, and in their day-to-day lives. At the beginning of each year, students of all ages sign a "Lead with Honor" pledge to hold themselves accountable to the PBDA mission.

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The PBDA History

As a 103-year-old institution and Florida's first independent school, we are constantly looking to our past to prepare for our future. Many of our decades-old traditions have persevered, while others had made way for new innovations.

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Our Strategic Plan

The Path Forward is our strategic plan that includes our institutional goals in programming, fundraising, admission, and more through 2026. 

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Board of Trustees

Our board is composed of prominent community members, business leaders and supportive parents dedicated to advancing our school. 

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Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Maintaining a low student-teacher ratio encourages strong relationships inside and out of the classroom and allows our team to serve as mentors and advisors.

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Work at PBDA

Join our dedicated team, and work alongside creative and committed colleagues while enjoying opportunities for professional development.

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