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Mission / Vision

mission 200Vision

The School for Advanced Studies is committed to a comprehensive academic program which will enable our students to become ethical, productive, and active members of society. 


The School for Advanced Studies enables highly motivated students to achieve their academic and personal potential through an accelerated, full-time high school dual-enrollment program in a college setting. In the process, students develop high levels of self-esteem, mutual respect, and appreciation for cultural diversity while demonstrating responsibility and independence as self-directed life-long scholars.

Core values

  • Student learning is the chief priority for the school, with a focus on skills for transition from secondary to college study
  • Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs
  • A safe and physically comfortable and small school environment promotes student learning
  • Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning
  • Cultural diversity can increase students' understanding of different peoples and cultures
  • A student's self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and staff
  • The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners 

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.