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Franklin Academy


Palm Beach Gardens [K-8] Campus


Palm Beach Gardens Campus

Our spacious 10-acre campus is located at 5651 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418. Our 100,185-square-foot facility includes speciality spaces for media, music, art, and computers, as well as science labs and locker rooms. Franklin students enjoy a beautiful campus including a gymnasium and athletic fields with jogging paths and fitness stations located throughout the path. We provide separate age-appropriate play areas for younger grade levels.

Mission Statement

Building Better People Everyday

Utilizing an intercultural-mindedness model and a standards-based curriculum, the mission of Franklin Academy is to create compassionate, engaged, life-long learners by promoting a culture of collaboration and high expectations that emphasizes character development through active service in the local, national and international community while adhering to the principle that all children can learn.

International Baccalaureate Mission Statement

"The International Baccalaureate® aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

To this end, the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.

These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right."

Franklin Academy Palm Beach Gardens is a Candidate School* for the Middle Years Programme (MYP),. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education that Franklin Academy believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

Upcoming Events

Mar 30-Mar 31 Sixth Grade Field Trip: Bone Valley

Mar 31 Q3 Report Cards Issued

Apr 01 Tour on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 9:30am

Apr 03-Apr 07 Assistant Principal's Week

Apr 05-Apr 18 Book Fair

Apr 06 Kindergarten Cap & Gown Pictures

Apr 07 No School/Offices Closed

Apr 11 Parent Academy: PYP & MYP Social Media Awareness

Apr 12 Tour on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 6:00pm

Apr 13-Apr 14 Q3 Honor Roll Ceremony

Apr 19 Coffee with Admin-VIRTUAL (EVENING)

View the Full Palm Beach Gardens [K-8] Events Calendar

Download the 2022-23 Academic Calendar

Upcoming Tours

Campus Tour Presentation

Tour on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 9:30am

Tour on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 6:00pm

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Palm Beach Gardens [K-8] Campus Tours
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School Hours

Elementary7:45 AM - 2:30 PM

Middle School8:45 AM - 3:30 PM

Early Release11:30 AM (K-5) & 12:30 PM (6-8)

Summer / Holidays8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Office Hours7:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Telephone Assistance)

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (In-Person Assistance)



5651 Hood Road
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418


(561) 348-2525


(561) 775-1899