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This is A.D. Henderson

Where big ideas hide in unusual places.

Alexander D. Henderson University School is a public elementary and middle school on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. A.D. Henderson is a developmental research (lab) school established in 1968 to enhance instruction and research in specialized subjects to improve outcomes for all students in the country.

Admission to A.D. Henderson University School

A.D. Henderson's student population reflects the demographic composition of the population of the state of Florida. All applications are categorized according to that demographic composition and are selected at random from the applicant pool.

A.D. Henderson University School is affiliated with the FAU College of Education and is not a part of a local public school district.

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FAU HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, ANYA CANE, WORKING TO CHANGE FLORIDA'S STATE BIRD

FAU High School student Anya Cane thought the scrub-jay would make a much better state bird for our unique state and decided to act, launching a petition effort to do just that. more

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FAU High School - Jupiter Campus, in Partnership with Max Planck Academy, Senior Research Reflection: Marvelle Dsouza

"Participating in the FAU High School – Jupiter Campus, in Partnership with Max Planck Academy program, I have unparalleled education from the unique Max Planck model of scientific training as well as the institute’s... more

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FAU HIGH STUDENT IS ONE OF FIVE NATIONAL WINNERS IN 2021 RISING SCIENTIST AWARDS

Vivek Sreejithkumar, a senior at Florida Atlantic University High School, received the 2021 Rising Scientist Award from the Child Mind Institute. more

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National Merit Scholarship Corporation 2022 Semifinalists and Commended Scholars

We are pleased to announce that the following 24 seniors are Semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit® Scholarship Program and have an opportunity to continue in the National Merit Scholarship competition. more

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A.D. HENDERSON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL RANKED SECOND IN AMERICA FOR K-5

A.D. Henderson University School has been ranked the No. 2 Best Public Elementary School and moved up two spots to the No. 9 Best Public Middle School in America by Niche. more

 
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ESSER III Funding and Instructional Continuity Plan Stakeholder Input
November 17, 2021

The U.S. Dept. of Education’s administrative rule indicates school districts must include an opportunity for public input and take such input into account for the following: Read more

National History Essay Competitions with Monetary Prizes for Grades 5-8 and 9-12
November 02, 2021

The 2 National DAR Essay Competitions are open to any student grades 5-8 and 9- 12. The essay contest for grades 5-8 topic this year is “The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” November 11, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Read more

IMPORTANT TRAFFIC DETOUR ANNOUNCEMENT EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 13TH
October 08, 2021

Beginning Wednesday, October 13th, access to A.D. Henderson and FAU High from Spanish River Boulevard will be temporarily rerouted for approximately four (4) weeks. Read more

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