Pembroke Pines, Florida
Academic Village is located in an 80-acre park and serves thousands of students. Village Partners include: Broward Community College serving 1,900 students; Florida International University serving 1,000 students; Pembroke Pines Charter High School serving 1,600 students; River of Grass Cultural Arts Center; Southwest Regional Library; a sports facility with Olympic-sized pool, tennis and basketball courts; and a 30-acre wetlands/environmental students area. The Southwest Focal Point Senior Center (SFPSC) is the central location for comprehensive services for elder citizens of southwest Broward County including: a 52,000 sf Center, a 190-unit residential facility and a commerce center. The Pembroke Pines Charter School System (PPCSS) is Florida’s first and only municipally-managed charter system providing a full, public, tuition-free education where children are benefiting from a comprehensive, challenging curriculum and enrichment programs from prekindergarten through high school and beyond.