About SAIL

  • SAIL High School is an innovative magnet school for students looking for a creative and personalized high school experience. SAIL seeks to provide a diverse student population with the foundation necessary to become responsible citizens in a global community. SAIL is an award winning school with test scores that beat state and district averages, a low dropout rate and a high graduation rate. An average of 40% of our graduates are eligible for "Bright Futures Scholarships" each year.
     
    Any Leon County high school student looking for a personalized, non-traditional high school to meet his/her individual needs is eligible to apply.
    In 1975 SAIL was founded as the School for Applied Individualized Learning, in the belief that all students can learn and succeed when provided a learning environment that meets their needs and interests. SAIL emphasizes individualization, democratic decision making, and application of academics in a humanistic atmosphere. SAIL was the first public alternative school in Florida to be fully accredited for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. SAIL was recognized as one of the top 20 alternative schools in the nation by Phi Delta Kappa. The SACS Accreditation team wrote, "At SAIL, there seems to be a cement of cooperation, respect, purpose and dedication to the common mission ... it's an outstanding model that should be emulated throughout the state".
     
    Students must meet the same credit and grading requirements as other Leon County students. However, the approach is an ever evolving dynamic one that capitalizes on the talents and interests of a diverse staff and student body.

    SAIL Mission Statement 
     
    Our Mission is to provide an educational choice for high school students in Leon County. 
    By way of an innovative, high-quality, respectful and caring environment, SAIL seeks to provide a diverse student population with the foundation necessary to become responsible citizens in a global community.
     
    Missions and Goals 
    • Literacy
    • College ad Career Readiness
    • Community Service
    • Wellness
    • Going Greener
    • Cultural Diversity
    • Respect 
     

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