Facts About Opportunity

  • Incorporated January 25, 1939
  • Approximately 5000 children have attended Opportunity since its founding
  • Opportunity received Charity Navigator's highest rating-- 4 stars
  • Opportunity has a Gold Seal of Excellence from The Florida Department of Children and Families
  • Opportunity is a Strong Minds Network Provider: Children's Service Council of Palm Beach County
  • Average tenure for an Opportunity teacher is approximately 7 years.
  • Children go on approximately 20 field trips each year.
  • Opportunity's programs meet the Florida Early Learning & Developmental Standards. Opportunity follows a comprehensive teaching cycle to meet and exceed all Florida early learning standards using a curriculum encompassing state-of-the-art tools, individualized planning and implementation, and continual observation and assessment of instructional techniques and student achievement.
  • Opportunity has consistently run at capacity for the last 4+years.
  • Opportunity routinely has a waiting list of approximately 300 children.
  • Opportunity is one of the first 6 schools in Palm Beach County to participate in the Gold Online Pilot Program conducted by the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County.
  • Opportunity is one of  3 schools in Palm Beach County to participate in the S.T.E.A.M. project. This PNC Bank funded project incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics into all aspects of the learning environment.
  • All parents are required to work and contribute financially to their child's education
  • All parents are required to complete volunteer hours at the center and participate in seminars