About Us

McKeel Academy Central, serving grades K-6, opened its doors in August of 2003 and is a school of technology. Our focus is to provide the very best education for children in order to equip them to successfully continue their education. Students who complete 6th grade requirements are admitted to McKeel Academy of Technology with the opportunity to complete their middle and high school years there. Students are accepted by application.

Challenging Curriculum

Emphasizing the foundations of reading, writing, and math.

Cultural Awareness

Instilling cultural awareness and character education.

Hands-on Science

Learning science through engaging activities.


Access to and use of educational technology.

Career Exploration

Exploring different fields of work and career options.

Community Outreach

The impact one can have on their own community.

July 2014

McKeel Academy Central completes their expansion with a new two story building on their campus.

August 2013

McKeel Elementary Academy expands adding grade 6 and changes their name to McKeel Academy Central.

October 2011

McKeel Elementary Academy and South McKeel Academy designated as high performing charter schools by the Florida Department of Education.

August 2003

McKeel Elementary Academy was established as a startup charter school and an elementary feeder program for MAT.