Archimedean Upper Conservatory

Welcome to the Archimedean Upper Conservatory

The Archimedean dream began with a desire of a committee of Greek and Greek-American residents in Miami, Florida, who aspired to establish a series of educational institutions that attend, in an unparalleled manner, to the academic, social, and moral growth of its students. After the immense successes of its kinder-elementary and then middle schools, Archimedean Upper Conservatory, a conservatory of mathematics and the Greek language, joined the Archimedean family of schools, opening its doors in August 2008.

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Why Mathematics

Why Mathematics?

We view Mathematics as both poetry of abstract elegant Ideas and as an important instrument to model Nature, Science, Technology, Engineering, Economics, and human behavior. The Conservatory of Mathematics approach provides students with the highest quality education. Its strength emanates from a deep sense of responsibility in helping the mind to grow and in the confidence in teaching the art of thinking through Mathematics and Greek language immersion.

Why Greek?

For centuries, the Greek language has been an important part of western civilization, with its deep connection to literature and scientific and humanistic vernacular. The teaching of the Greek Language in a partial immersion setting will bring to our students the benefit of bilingual education to the brain. Through the greek language, as a second language, the students are exposed to world-class education with elements of the Greek culture and traditions. We use a greek mathematical curriculum with an emphasis on mental arithmetic, a no-nonsense training in algebra, and a dedication to rigorous euclidean geometry, trigonometry, and finite combinatorics, as the content subject for greek language immersion. Thus the Greek language is also used as a “linguistic vehicle” to bring enhancement and fusion of the American Mathematics Curriculum with a deeper and narrow European curriculum.

Why Philosophy

Why Philosophy?

Our students learns how to express their ideas with passion and solid logic. Philosophy provides the balance of Humanities to that of Mathematics and Science. We will adopt and adapt the Philosophy For Children Method at the Academy, the Socratic method in our Middle Conservatory, and will immerse our students into Logic, Ethics, Political Philosophy, and Feminist Philosophy in our Upper Conservatory.

Curriculum Overview

Archimedean Upper Conservatory’s challenging and carefully designed college preparatory program is for those students wishing to reach their full academic and individual potentials.

With a program intentionally set up to produce students who are capable of successfully handling demanding coursework and course loads while balancing unique co- and extra-curricular enrichment activities, a skill certainly invaluable in college, students from freshmen year on taking two credits of additional academic coursework yearly compared to that required by the state of Florida. Students, therefore, graduate having completed a minimum of 32 credits of coursework, a total of 8 credits or 33% more than the 24 credit minimum state and district graduation requirements. Add to this high school credits completed in middle school, online, and through summer dual enrollment courses completed at F.I.U. and M.D.C., and some graduates finish their high school careers with up to and over 36 credits or over 50% more high school coursework than is typical and expected, an impressive feat to say the least.

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Our Philosophy as an Education Institution

Archimedean Schools is attempting to bring new ideas and practices to the mainstream of American Public Education.


Archimedean strives to fuse two mathematical curricula (the American and the Greek) which are taught in two different languages.


A Conservatory of Mathematics which is balanced with Philosophy is one of the original ideas that Archimedean brought in education.


Our quality of education will be judged not only by state assessments, but by the acceptances of our graduates’ at top Universities and by the performance of our student at academic competition in sciences, mathematics and humanities. We expect our graduates to bring positive change and ethos to the world for a better future.


We demand high performance by comparing ourselves to other academic institutions in the nation. We are Archimedean. Being mediocre is not an option.

The Archimedean Schools Process.


Dates & Events

August 16,2021All Teachers report to school
August 18Teacher Planning Day; not available to opt; no students in school
August 19Teacher Planning Day; District-wide PD day -not
available to opt; no students in school
August 20Teacher Planning Day; not available to opt; no
students in school
August 23First Day of School; begin first semester
September 6Labor Day; holiday for students and employees
September 7Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
September 16Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
October 28End of first grading period; first semester
October 29Teacher Planning Day; District-wide PD day -not
available to opt; no students in school
November 1Begin second grading period; first semester
November 11Observation of Veterans’ Day; holiday for
students and employees
November 25Thanksgiving holiday for students and
November 26Recess Day
December 20 – December 31Winter Recess
January 17, 2022Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday;
holiday for students and employees
January 20End first semester and second grading period
January 21Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
January 24Begin third grading period; second semester
February 21All Presidents Day; holiday for students and
March 7-11Spring Recess
March 31End third grading period
April 1Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
April 4Begin fourth grading period; Second semester
April 15Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
May 30Observance of Memorial Day; holiday for
students and employees
June 8Last Day of School; end fourth grading period;
second semester
June 9Teacher Planning Day; no students in school


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