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Gulliver Schools is a group of private co-educational schools. Its management offices are in Kendall, a census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Its four campuses are across the county.
|Opened||1926 (Gulliver Academy)|
1975 (Gulliver Preparatory School)
|Grades||PreK3 to 12|
|Color(s)||Navy Blue and Gray|
Gulliver Academy was founded in 1926.
The management offices of Gulliver Schools were formerly located in Coral Gables.
Gulliver Prep opened in 1975.
The Miller Drive Campus (formerly ) opened in 1996.
Campuses operated by Gulliver schools include:
- Gulliver Academy - Marian C. Krutulis Campus (PreK3-8) - Coral Gables
- Gulliver Academy's Montgomery Drive Campus (6-8) - Pinecrest - Formerly Pinecrest Middle School
- Gulliver Preparatory School (9-12) - Pinecrest
- Gulliver Preparatory School's Miller Drive Campus (9-12) - Olympia Heights - Formerly Pinecrest Prep Campus
|Campuses in the Miami area|
Gulliver is accredited by five agencies: the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).
More than 2,200 students are enrolled at Gulliver’s four campuses.
Gulliver Schools offers honors, International Baccalaureate program, Advanced Placement, work and extracurricular experiences. The average class size at Gulliver is 16 students; the student/teacher ratio is approximately 8-to-1. Gulliver offers more than 25 AP courses, an internship program, and dual enrollment opportunities at the University of Miami, Florida International University and Miami Dade College.
Gulliver Preparatory awards the International Baccalaureate Diploma.
Academic Programs are offered at the Academy and Preparatory campuses. The Academy offers middle school students Gateway to Technology and Gateway to Technology for Girls. The Preparatory Signature Academic Programs include architecture, biomedical sciences, engineering, international business and entrepreneurship and law and litigation.
Age discrimination lawsuitEdit
In 2014, news outlets in North America and Europe reported that 69 year old Patrick Snay, a former headmaster for the Miami, Florida location had been awarded a settlement of $80,000 in regards to an age discrimination complaint he had brought against the institution when his 2010-11 contract was not renewed. Snay's daughter, Boston College student Dana Snay, posted about the settlement on social media. The post, in which Snay's daughter wrote that her mother and father had won the case against the school, that the school was paying for her vacation to Europe, and told the school to "Suck it," was used as evidence that the Snays had violated the non-disclosure agreement with Gulliver Preparatory; courts ultimately ruled in the school's favor.
- Michael Baiamonte, Miami Heat PA announcer
- George P. Bush, grandson of President George H.W. Bush, nephew of President George W. Bush, son of Governor Jeb Bush, current Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office
- Soman Chainani, author of The School for Good and Evil series
- Nelson Dellis, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 USA Memory champion
- Sylvia Fowles, WNBA basketball player (2015 WNBA Finals MVP) and Olympic gold medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics (transferred from Miami Edison High School)
- Joe Jackson (defensive end, born 1996), Dallas Cowboys defensive end
- Christian Garcia, baseball player
- Craig Gottlieb, cast member on History Channel's Pawn Stars
- Enrique Iglesias, singer and musician
- Julio Iglesias Jr., singer and musician
- Buck Ortega, professional football player
- Patrick Robinson, New Orleans Saints defensive back
- Steven Rodriguez, baseball player
- Blake Ross, co-creator, Mozilla Firefox
- Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook
- Andrew Talansky, professional triathlete and retired professional cyclist on the Cannondale-Drapac cycling team
- Sean Taylor, former professional football player for the Washington Redskins
- Conner Vernon, ACC record holder for career receiving yards and receptions
- R. Alexander Acosta, National Labor Relations Board, United States Secretary of Labor
- Joe Dunand, professional baseball player for the Miami Marlins
Gulliver's teams, The Raiders, have won district, regional, sectional, state runner-up and state championships, as well as numerous conference championships. Gulliver currently competes in the 4A classification. The Miami Herald awarded Gulliver the All Sports Award for having the top program for small schools in Miami-Dade County, and the Florida High School Activities Association ranked Gulliver Schools 2nd in the state in the 2A and 3A classifications dependent upon sport.
The football field was renamed Sean Taylor Memorial Field on September 5, 2009 in honor of the late football player.
FHSAA team championships by sportEdit
|Cross Country||Boys||3||1998, 1999, 2001||0||In 1999, cross-country became the first team to win back-to-back titles in Miami-Dade County|
|Football||1||2001||1||2008||Team featured Sean Taylor and Buck Ortega|
|Soccer||Boys||6||1992, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2014, 2015||1||2013|
|Girls||1||2011||4||1997, 1999, 2001, 2013|
|Softball||6||1998, 2001, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013||1||2007|
|Swimming||Boys||1||2016,||4||1981, 1982, 1983, 2017|
|Girls||4||2014, 2015, 2016, 2017||1||2005|
|Tennis||Boys||9||2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014||3||2002, 2004, 2012|
|Girls||6||1994, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014||4||1999, 2002, 2003, 2012|
|Track & Field||Boys||0||0|
|Water Polo||Boys||3||2007, 2012, 2014||3||2001, 2006, 2011|
|Girls||9||2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013||4||1998, 2000, 2014, 2017|
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- Home page. Gulliver Schools. Retrieved on January 3, 2016. "Executive Office: 9350 South Dixie Highway, 11th Floor Miami, Florida 33156[...]Academy - Marian C. Krutulis Campus: 12595 Red Road Coral Gables, Florida 33156[...]Montgomery Drive Campus: 7500 SW 120 Street Pinecrest, Florida 33156[...]Preparatory School: 6575 North Kendall Drive Pinecrest, Florida 33156[...]Miller Drive Campus: 8000 SW 56 Street Miami, Florida 33155 • 305.274.9535"
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- "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Olympia Heights CDP, FL" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 3, 2015.
- "Girl costs father $80,000 with 'SUCK IT' Facebook post". CNN. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
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