Conchita Espinosa Academy is a fully-accredited, co-educational independent private school for K3 through eighth grades. For over 80 years, Conchita Espinosa Academy has given its students an exceptional academic curriculum partnered with a sophisticated arts and humanities foundation, sensitivity to the arts and human needs, a sense of self-worth, and strong human values.
CEA Alumna Lil Isabel Padro represented the United States in girls' basketball in the United World Games in Klagenfurt Austria.
There were over 6,000 participants from 30 different nations competing in 8 different sports in an Olympic style event for U19 players. The games were incredible and our girls proudly represented our country achieving the maximum prize, the GOLD Medal. We are very proud of Lil Isabel's accomplishments both in school and on the basketball court. Her development as young lady and in basketball started at Conchita Espinosa Academy and her success is also our success. See Slideshow >
2014-2015 School Year in Review
Congratulations to the CEA Class of 2015!
We are so proud of your accomplishments and the extraordinary human beings that you have become during your years at CEA. We are proud of every single one of you - you are intelligent, well-rounded, compassionate, confident, and kind individuals, and we know that with the foundation you have today, you will shine wherever you go. Now it is time for your next stage in life - follow your heart, live your dreams.
You are Conchita's legacy.
We are proud to have CEA's c/o 2015 attending the following high schools for the 2015-2016 school year: Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, Christopher Columbus High School, Immaculata-La Salle High School, Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School, MAST Academy, New World School of the Arts, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Pinecrest Preparatory High School, St. Brendan High School, and Zelda Glazer High School.
Thank you to all of our CEA coaches for organizing this year's wonderful Sports Banquet for 5th-8th grades. It was a tremendous success (and a lot of fun!) Thank you Coach Carlos, Coach Francis, Coach Jon, Coach Alex, and Coach Eddy, for being excellent role models for the athletes and students at CEA, for your mentorship, your support, and your undying encouragement to each day be "mejor, mejor, y mejor". See Pictures >
You are Conchita's legacy!!
Congratulations to Vivian Martinez' 3rd grade class.
They came in second place among the 5,472 classes around the world who competed in the Splash Math Springboard Challenge. Splash Math is a website designed to reinforce basic math facts while playing a video game. Students receive points for correct answers and for improvement week to week. The class won an iPad Air for their efforts and they celebrated with an ice cream party this week. See Details >
Every year Herff Jones awards yearbook groups across the country for outstanding work annually. For the third year in a row, the CEA Yearbook Mastery group was chosen. This year we won the 2015 Outstanding Production Team Award! Yearbook mastery has worked incredibly hard this year. Miss Gonzalez is very proud of her staff, especially her eighth grade editors, who have all been in her mastery since their sixth grade year. Their dedication, commitment, and love for our yearbook has made all the difference! Congratulations to our Yearbook Mastery, the Legado! We can't wait for our entire school to see our yearbook this fall!
Congratulations Nicole, on your achievements and for representing our school!
Each year, Duke University holds the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search. Seventh grade students with strong intellectual abilities are invited to participate if they achieve a qualifying score at or above the 95th percentile on a recent grade-level standardized test. Upon enrollment, Duke TIP registers this select group to take the ACT or the SAT college entrance exam. CEA 7th grader, Nicole Medina took the SAT college entrance exam through the Duke TIP Talent Search and received State Level recognition for her scores. Last week Nicole received an award at the 2015 Duke TIP State Recognition Ceremony celebrated at Florida Atlantic University honoring students with high SAT or ACT scores.
Congratulations to 3rd grade teacher, Vanessa Lopez
Congratulations to 3rd grade teacher, Vanessa Lopez, for being named a Discovery Education Network (DEN) STAR Teacher. Ms. Lopez was selected for her commitment to transforming her students' learning with digital media and for her willingness to share ideas and assist her colleagues in the school and around the world. Thank you, Ms. Lopez, for your contributions to CEA and your dedication to our students!
Our middle school students have been using their iPads as digital learners for 2 years. But now, all 7th and 8th grade students are also digital teachers. Under the leadership of their Spanish teacher, Mr. Antonio Morata, they built their own online Spanish course for English speakers and it's available to anyone, anywhere in the world. Read More and visit website >
Middle School STEAM Students create "Game-On" Challenge
Middle School STEAM students created original video games and invited volunteers from other mastery programs to come and try them out. In order to participate, the student had to spend the entire mastery period in STEAM, playing and rating each game.
CEA in Top 10 Middle Schools in South Florida and Top 5 in Miami!
Private Schools Guide nominated Conchita Espinosa Academy one of the Top 10 Private Middle Schools in South Florida and Top 5 in Miami! Let's be proud to be at CEA, one of the top schools in South Florida, where we have been bringing out the extraordinary in every child for over 80 years!
for the Week of July 27, 2015
The office will be closed the week of July 27. It will reopen on Monday, August 3. Office hours for the first two weeks of August will be 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, JULY 26
Monday, JULY 27
Tuesday, JULY 28
Wednesday, JuLy 29
thursday, JuLy 30
friday, JuLy 31
saturday, August 1
Thank you to everyone for a wonderful summer experience!
Summer in the Arts
Summer has begun and our summer intensive programs are in full swing!
Registration is still open for Session 2, so join the fun at CEA! More Information
We hope we don't have to do this, but if we do need to close school for an emergency, if the Miami-Dade County Schools close due to hurricane or other inclement weather, Conchita Espinosa Academy will also close. We will notify the local radio and television stations. We will reopen when the Miami-Dade County Schools open or you will be notified by a Parents Partnership Association member via our telephone tree. We will also keep you updated via our social media channels.
Box Tops for Education
We participate in the General Mills Box Tops for Education program. You can help, too! Find out how...
Conchita Espinosa Academy is accredited internationally, nationally and regionally by Accreditation International (AI), National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPSA) , the Middle States Association (MSA), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF). We are also members of the Independent Schools of South Florida (ISSF).