Welcome to Clark Advanced Learning Center

The Clark Advanced Learning Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as bronze “Best High School” in U.S. News’s Best High Schools 2014 rankings.
The Clark Advanced Learning Center, a public charter high school on the Chastain Campus of Indian River State College, earned the highest score on the Treasure Coast in Florida’s high school ranking. Clark amassed 1,442 points for the highest score in the region, placing in the top ten out of over 490 high schools throughout the state. All Martin County high schools excelled receiving an A grade, with Clark earning an A designation for the sixth year in a row. Read more here
Celebrating Outstanding Accomplishments
Clark has earned continuing accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.
SACS CASI provides nationally-recognized accreditation, the purpose of which is continuous school improvement focused on increasing student performance.  To earn accreditation, schools must meet SACS CASI’s high standards, be evaluated by a team of professionals from outside the school and implement a continuous process of school improvement.  Accreditation is granted on a five-year term.
Accreditation demonstrates to our students, parents and community that we are focused on raising student achievement, providing a safe and enriching learning environment, and maintaining an efficient and effective operation staffed by highly qualified educators.
Parents and interested community members can learn more about accreditation at www.advanc-ed.org.




Clark ranked Number One among the surrounding four-county area high schools on Florida's Department of Education school grading system. Clark excelled in participation and performance in accelerated programs, high school graduation rates, assessment test scores, and other performance criteria.
Clark has been designated a Grade A school by the State of Florida for three years in a row, earning 373 points beyond the 1,050 required for the A designation.
Clark seniors graduate with an average of at least one year of college coursework completed.  Over 61% of the members of the 2012 graduating class graduated with their Associate Degree qualified to continue their college education as a junior.
Clark has achieved the status of "High-Performing Charter School" from the Florida Department of Education.
Clark students participate in realistic, career-oriented projects and internships.  This year, seniors worked 4,048 intern hours in local businesses and nine interns were offered part-time positions with their business partners.
High academic achievement, exceptional graduation rates, and outstanding student success, earned Clark designation as the seventh best high school in Florida, according to rankings released by the Florida Department of Education.Clark's outstanding reputation has resulted in several success grant-funded initiatives:
  • Students participated in a school-wide Everglades Restoration project through a three-year National Science Foundation Grant;
  • Students were immersed in technology through a Succeed Florida Career Paths grant in Cyber Security;
  • Students benefited from a Tech Prep Demonstration Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to implement best practices in secondary education;
  • Students engaged in hands-on analysis of Florida's ecosystem through a grant from the South Florida Water Management District.