While Boca Raton is a seaside community that luxuriates in its leisure time and remains renowned for its larger-than-life retirees, Boca Raton is home to thousands of families and education remains a priority. Parents-to-be and those buying a new home in Boca Raton often wonder, “what are the best private schools near me?” To those we say, fear not! Here are the Top 5 Best Private Schools in Boca Raton:
Pine Crest School – Boca Raton Campus
Originally founded in 1934 in Fort Lauderdale as a Pre-K through 12 preparatory school, Pine Crest opened their Boca Raton campus in 1987, which serves grades Pre-K through 8, after which those students who choose are offered automatic admission to the “Upper School” campus in Fort Lauderdale. Today, it sits on St. Andrews Blvd, less than five minutes from the Town Center Mall. Known for its rigorous academics, Advanced Placement courses, and state-of-the-art learning tools, Pine Crest prepares each of its students for the collegiate experience and beyond.
Saint Andrew’s School
Out of all the private schools in Boca Raton, Saint Andrew’s School has the distinction of being one to offer boarding on their Pre-K through 12 campus. With a curriculum borne out of the Episcopalian tradition, Saint Andrew’s offers both Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses, and dozens of clubs and enrichment activities.
Donna Klein Jewish Academy
The Donna Klein Jewish Academy is a Kindergarten through 12 Jewish day school whose mission is to instill Jewish values and love for learning in its students. “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective...
May is the cusp of summer, and here in Boca, the community prides itself on summer fun. Beaches, bars, exotic wildlife, and luxury nightlife are some of the common elements found in the city; but for people looking to indulge in a more relaxed setting, these May events in Boca may be exactly what you are looking for. COVID may have disrupted our normalcy, but these local events will be sure to sate the desire to escape, and what better way than right in your own city?
Music in the Museum
The Boca Raton Museum of Art is a prestigious establishment in the heart of downtown. The Boca Raton community thrives on its eclectic choice of architecture—ranging from old-world Spanish flare, modern minimalism, along with the flagship pastel colors adorning the homes. Art is a big deal in South Florida, and Boca Raton is no stranger to its impervious charm. The Boca Museum of Art has been providing its locals with modern and worldwide art for over 70 years. The tasteful selections of art on display allow its visitors to decompress as they peruse its beautiful pieces; however, on May 23 from 3-4 pm, the museum will be holding its “Music in the Museum” showcase. This May event is a must-see; the Brio Quartet will be performing...
Our mothers brought us into the world, and serve as the bedrock of our community. Communities thrive when families are healthy, and it all begins with mom. Every day we're given an opportunity to honor our loved ones and show them our gratitude, but on Mother's Day, we truly slow down and give thanks. This Mother's Day in Boca Raton, check out the many Mother's Day events in store, starting with the few we've listed below.
For health-conscious families looking for something exciting and energizing, check out the Eat Better, Live Better 5K taking place at South County Regional Park. After a year as difficult as 2020, We're all paying more attention to our daily health. For a fresh take on Mother's Day in Boca Raton, get a run on before Mother's Day brunch!
The Capital Grille is a renowned Boca Raton restaurant to visit any day. However, this Mother's Day might be the year you whisk mom away to the Capital Grille. The Capital Grille will open early on Mother's Day. Beginning at 11 AM their always decadent menu is open, including a special Lobster Frittata, Bone-in NY Strip Steak & Eggs, and a spectacular 8oz filet mignon.
Another delightful Mother's Day brunch in Boca Raton will be taking place at The Addison, kicking off the relaunch of their signature events. The one-price admission is $125 per adult and $75 per child and includes their five-star dining experience, unlimited champagne and wine, and live entertainment.
Cinco de Mayo is back! After losing our Spring and Summer to the tragic conditions of the pandemic, 2021 has left us with a yearning to spend more time together and celebrate life. May 5th, or as it's known to most of us, Cinco de Mayo in Boca Raton is a blast to enjoy. Here are some of the best Cinco de Mayo events, specials, and places to party.
Cinco de Drinko
Crazy Uncle Mike's is planning an all-day Cinco de Mayo festival beginning at 3 PM. Festivities include an all-day performance by DJ Gio Black, margarita specials, and an exclusive all you can drink and VIP passes.
Cinco de Mayo at Naked Taco
Located at The Promenade of Coconut Creek, Naked Taco plans on opening an Uptown Boca location soon, but for now, is just a short ride away. Like most Cinco special events, this one includes margarita deals, taco specials, live entertainment, and special swag for each guest.
Cinco de Max-o
To enjoy a finer take on Cinco de Mayo in Boca Raton, look no further than the Portmanteau - Cinco de Max-o at Max's Grille. Sit down to an evening catered with Mexican-inspired dishes and drinks, headlined by resident Chef Mike Casari.
Cinco de Mayo at Tijuana Taxi Company
The Tijuana Taxi Company has three locations, two not far from Boca Raton - in Coral Springs and Deerfield Beach. This 3 location Mexican restaurant has been a community stalwart, and a place for all things taco and tequila related. At Cinco de Mayo, they rise to the occasion with their best decorated, most festive day of the year. A short jaunt to either location is worth your time!