Parent Virtual Instruction Program
Click here for notification information on the Virtual Instructional Program.
Click here to view the 2015 STEM Inquiry Guide.
Plantation Zone Meetings
Please attend our Plantation Zone Meetings. For more information please see the attached flyer.
Communication with the District
For more information, please click here.
Child Abuse, Abandonment, and Neglect
To learn more about the signs of child abuse, abandonment, and/or neglect, please click here. According to the Florida Department of Education, "Anyone who knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect, that a child is abused, abandoned, or neglected must report such knowledge or suspicion to the Florida Abuse Hotline." Click here for more information.
Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning
In accordance with 1002.3105 of the Florida Statutes, all Broward County Public Schools must provide educational options that provide academically challenging curriculum or accelerated instruction to all eligible K-12 students and inform parents and students of these options. As defined by this legislation; Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options must include:
· whole grade and mid-year promotion
· subject matter acceleration
· virtual instruction in higher level grade subjects
· a high school Credit Acceleration Program (CAP) via End of Course Exams (EOC)
In addition, each school, at the principal’s discretion, may offer additional acceleration options designed to meet the unique needs of their student population.
ACCEL options offered at Mirror Lake Elementary (MLE)
Academically Challenging Curriculum Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options offered at Mirror Lake Elementary (MLE) have established the following criteria:
1. Students who meet criteria for promotion based on Policy 6000.1 is given the opportunity to participate in
Virtual School in the subject area(s) that are currently offered while attending MLE.
2. Students that have been identified as Gifted using the district criteria and/or work beyond grade expectations by a minimum of at least one year, and have the social/emotional development necessary to be successful, will be placed in a higher grade level in the subject area(s) that meet the criteria for promotion based on Policy 6000.1.