Elite Private School That Charges $63K Tuition Files Plans For 2,440-Student Miami Campus

Avenues: The World School has submitted plans to build a massive campus in Miami.

The move comes as a surge of new wealthy residents have been flocking to Miami during the pandemic.

Even before the pandemic though, elite schools in Miami had reported a sharp uptick in demand and long waiting lists, according to a 2019 report. Avenues had already begun planning its Miami location by then.

Avenues is for-profit and charges tuition of $62,700 at its New York location, according to its website.

The company also has schools in São Paulo, and Shenzhen. In addition to Miami, other campuses are planned in Silicon Valley and Shanghai.

The new Avenues Miami campus will be built next to the Brightline tracks, replacing the former Archbishop Curley-Notre Dame High School.

Construction at Avenues will take place in three phases, and will eventually include an early learning building, a primary school building, a high school building, a gym/pool complex, a garage, and a dormitory building.

Avenues will have a total floor area of 681,350 square feet upon completion.

The completed campus will have a 2,440-student capacity, including 288 boarding students in a 180-room dormitory.

Efficiency Lab for Architecture of Brooklyn is the design architect. Miami’s Zyscovich is the architect of record and executive architect.

Miami’s Urban Development Review Board is scheduled to review the proposal on February 16.

 

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Anonymous
7 months ago

More expensive than the University of Miami.

Anonymous
7 months ago

I guess Gulliver, Ransom, and Country Day just weren’t expensive enough huh?

Not Anonymous
7 months ago

yeah… they NEEDED a NY school

Anonymous
7 months ago

A school for the elite, to educate good global citizens. Alumnus may be the next Trudeau, Merkel, Mao, or some other technocratic tyrant. Pyramid symbology a coincidence? I think not.

Anonymous
7 months ago

exactly! Field trips to Davos!

Anonymous
7 months ago

And of course….we keep voting the people into office who approve these things….congrats…progressives.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Amen !

Anonymous
7 months ago

Tío stop.

MM305
7 months ago

That same place used to be Arch Bishop Curley, an affordable alternative to the inner city public schools in the area… now its going to serve literally the exact opposite purpose, creating a class of super elite graduates.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Long waiting lists to get into each school that you mentioned.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Miami just keeps getting better.

Anonymous
7 months ago

& that US GINI coefficient just keeps getting worse.

Anonymous
7 months ago

No amount of money is going to make your kid smarter if he or she does not have any drive or work ethic

Anonymous
7 months ago

The people sending their children to these schools do not expect their children to get smarter. They expect them to get social status. For parents and their children alike.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Facts

Anonymous
7 months ago

It’s not about that. It’s about relationships. Your kids will grow up with future leaders, movers and shakers and decision makers. My kids go to an expensive school. Each costs me north of $30k. It’s an investment.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Bezos went to a public high school in Miami. And worked at McDonald’s. Times have changed.

Melo is sigma and chad
7 months ago

the apartment complex north of it where lil wayne music video project ____ is also going to be redeveloped.

Anonymous
7 months ago

D place

Anonymous
7 months ago

I thought the city is kicking the can down the road on Eastside Ridge/Sabal Palm Village because “community activists” for “Little Haiti” who don’t even live in the neighborhood keep screaming gentrification.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Are they the one’s that bought the old Pan Am globe that used to be at the Miami Science Museum across from Vizcaya? It looks like it in the drawings.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Miami continues to grow and welcome new residents from the northern states and Latin America in general. And they are rich people, because Miami is now for the rich. Therefore, it is natural that services come to this class.

Anonymous
7 months ago

They will want a bigger campus soon

Anonymous
7 months ago

Most if these upscale schools locally offer scholarships to underprivileged kids each year. Also keep in mind a great stepping stone to enter colleges that wouldn’t be accessible otherwise.

calivalle
7 months ago

Any summer trips to the moon….

Anonymous
7 months ago

Awesome!!

Anonymous
7 months ago

Friend in NY had daughter at Chelsea location. After 1 year transferred daughter to Chapin total # students 725, tuition $57,000.

Anonymous
7 months ago

hope #dadeschools will benefit from the taxes generated by this for-profit organization.

Anonymous
7 months ago

I hope the teacher salary is lucrative to attract great innovative teachers. If so, I’m ready to teach there.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Keep them coming baby💰💵💸🤑

Anonymous
7 months ago

If this actually happens it should be a big boost to the downtown condo market, like it needs a boost.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Damn kind of had mixed feelings about this. I graduated from Curly 3 years before It closed down. The heads of the school had no clue what they were doing and the curriculum was subpar unless you were in the gifted classes. About 90% of the students that went there payed 10% of tuition. No 🧢 A good portion of the school student body was failing as well

Anonymous
7 months ago

So you glad it shut down?

Anonymous
7 months ago

This isn’t a Catholic school. How bright can the offspring of fairly tale believers be? Catholic schools aren’t on the same plane as a Ransom or Pinecrest.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Riviera prep is pretty good at educating children and preparing them for the future.

Anonymous
7 months ago

including 288 boarding students in a 180-bed dormitory?

Anonymous
7 months ago

Let’s see… 72 of them in single beds and the rest in 108 doubles!

Anonymous
7 months ago

Archbishop Curly deserves to be torn down and forgotten!

Anonymous
7 months ago

What happened to Triple Five Group buying this property? And speaking of them, what’s the status on the American Dream mall they are/were developing?

Elpit Onaso
7 months ago

Miami is on track to be the next LA and NYC.

Anonymous
7 months ago

The neighbors used to throw rocks at me while at was practicing baseball at ABCND 🙁 It would be nice if they would leave the crest in the breezeway. I loved that school, went there for 9th grade, a great mix of cultures, rich and poor.

Azarius
7 months ago

They should build them campus to be integrated with the saber palm development next door

Anonymous
7 months ago

More traffic congestion

Anonymous
7 months ago

They should be required to build a train stop

Anonymous
7 months ago

Nobody paying $63,000 for grade school will be taking the train. Let’s be realistic here

Anonymous
7 months ago

They will need up front parking for limos.

Anonymous
7 months ago

A stop is planned for the Design District which is less than 1/2 mile away.

SUV loading
7 months ago

These kids come and go in huge SUVs.

Anonymous
7 months ago

That’s why we need better public transportation!!

Anonymous
7 months ago

I don’t see wealthy parents taking the metromover to drop-off the kiddos.

Anonymous
7 months ago

Is Metromover being expanded that far north? That is awesome

Anonymous
7 months ago

This used to be Curley High School. Therefore, there will not be incremental traffic.

MM305
7 months ago

Curley didn’t have a lot of traffic, most of the kids couldn’t afford cars at that school. They walked, bus, or biked in. Now every student that goes there will have a car.

Anonymous
7 months ago

The neighborhoods directly to the east, west, and south are in walking or biking distance and serve the demographics of the proposed school. To the north and further west… is a work in progress.