Boca Raton



The coastal city of Boca Raton is widely regarded as one of the country’s most beautifully landscaped area. This affluent, highly desirable community is rich with history, culture, vibrant industry and natural beauty.   Renowned for its upscale shopping, world class country clubs, innovative restaurants and white sandy beaches, Boca Raton is the premiere location for a refined way of life. A ?City of All Seasons?, Boca Raton is the largest city between West Palm Beach and Pompano Beach and remains faithful to its glamorous past while simultaneously radiating vibrant new energy.

The City of Boca Raton enjoys an international reputation for its unequaled quality of life.  The residents of Boca Raton enjoy a vibrant cultural opportunities as Boca Raton annually hosts several cultural festivals and art events, including the Boca Bacchanal and the Boca Food and Wine Festival, and the Boca Raton Festival of the Arts.

One of the major attractions in Boca Raton is the Boca Raton Resort and Club, a landmark and an icon of elegance designed by legendary architect, Addison Mizner. The prestigious and historical image of Boca Raton has also been enhanced by Mizner Park, an upscale area lined with unique boutiques and outstanding restaurants.

Boca Raton is also the quintessential area for luxury leisure sports including but not limited to golfing, tennis, sailing, and yachting. Upscale shopping, sophisticated dining and a vibrant nightlife are just some of the chic amenities residents are able to enjoy in this lavish city. Boca Raton embodies the exclusive affluent lifestyle that so many want to call home.

Helpful Information:

  • Over 35 golf courses
  • Over 40 different gated communities
  • Boca Raton has 3 of the 10 most expensive gated communities in the U.S. (The Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club holds the #1 spot, The Sanctuary takes #6, and Le Lac takes the #8 spot)

Local Government Websites:
- City of Boca Raton
- Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
- Boca Public Library
- Palm Beach School District

Local Attractions:

Local Annual Events

Local Major League Pro Sports Teams:

 

Boca Raton,FL real estate house value index trend

Population in July 2007: 83,280.

Males: 40,596 (48.7%)
Females: 42,684 (51.3%)
Median resident age: 42.9 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years

Zip codes: 33427, 33428, 33429, 33431, 33432, 33433, 33434, 33481, 33486, 33487, 33488, 33496, 33497, 33498, 33499.
County: Palm Beach County

Estimated median household income in 2009: $68,254 (it was $60,248 in 2000)

Boca Raton: $68,254
Florida: $44,736

Estimated per capita income in 2009: $44,547

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $393,400 (it was $195,200 in 2000)

Boca Raton: $393,400
Florida: $182,400

Hospitals/medical centers in Boca Raton:

  • Boca Raton Community Hospital
  • West Boca Medical Center

Other hospitals/medical centers near Boca Raton:

  • North Broward Medical Center (about 7 miles; Pompano Beach, Fl)
  • Pinecrest Rehabilitation Hospital (about 7 miles; Delray Beach, Fl)
  • Delray Medical Center (about 7 miles; Delray Beach, Fl)

Colleges/Universities in Boca Raton:

  • Florida Atlantic University- Boca Raton
  • Lynn University
  • Florida State College
  • Travel Career Institute
  • Boca Beauty Academy

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Boca Raton:

  • Keiser College (about 14 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (about 19 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Broward Community College (about 20 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 23 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Barry University (about 34 miles; Miami, Fl)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 18 miles; Lake Worth, Fl)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach (about 21 miles; West Palm Beach, FL)


Read more: http://www.city-data.com/city/Boca-Raton-Florida.html#ixzz1JEsxAgaO

Local Schools

Academic High School, Inc.
2304 N. Dixie Hwy
Boca Raton, FL 33431
8-12
Private 

Academy High School Boca Raton
P.O. Box 1919
Boca Raton, FL 33429
9-12
Private

Addison Academy
19860 Jog Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33434
PK-1
Private

Addison Mizner Elementary School
199 SW 12th Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33486
K-5
Public

Advent Lutheran Early Childhood
5001 NE 4th Av
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-8
Private

Advent Lutheran School
5001 NE 4th Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-8
Private

American Heritage School
6200 Linton Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33484
PK-12
Private

Boca Raton Charter School
414 NW 35th Street
Boca Raton, FL 33431
K-5
Charter

Boca Raton Christian School
315 NW Fourth St
Boca Raton, FL 33432
PK-12
Private 

Boca Raton Community High School
1501 NW 15th Ct
Boca Raton, FL 33486
9-12
Public

Boca Raton Community Middle School
1251 NW 8th St
Boca Raton, FL 33486
6-8
Public

Boca Raton Elementary School
103 SW 1st Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432
K-5
Public

Calusa Elementary School
2051 Clint Moore Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33496
K-5
Public

Charter School of Boynton Beach
7887 N Federal Hwy
Boca Raton, FL 33487
K-7
Charter

Children’s House of Boca Raton
100 Pine Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33432
PK-K
Private

Childs Place of Boca Raton
414 NW 35th St
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-1
Private

Claremont Montessori School
2450 NW Fifth Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33431
n/a
Private 

Coral Sunset Elementary School
22400 Hammock St
Boca Raton, FL 33428
K-5
Public

Del Prado Elementary School
7900 Del Prado Cir
Boca Raton, FL 33433
K-5
Public

Don Estridge High Tech Middle School
1798 NW Spanish River Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33431
6-8
Public

Donna Klein Jewish Academy
9701 Donna Klein Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33428
K-12
Private

Eagles Landing Middle School
19500 Coral Ridge Dr
Boca Raton, FL 33498
6-8
Public

Florida Atlantic University Schools
777 Glades Rd Florida Atlantic Univ
Boca Raton, FL 33431
K-12
Public

Grandview Preparatory School
336 NW Spanish River Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-12
Private 

Hammock Pointe Elementary School
8400 SW 8th St
Boca Raton, FL 33433
K-5
Public

Harid Conservatory
2285 Potomac Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
9-12
Private

Hillel Day School of Boca Rato
21011 95th Avenue South
Boca Raton, FL 33428
PK-8
Private

J. C. Mitchell Elementary School
2470 NW 5th Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-5
Public

Kindercare Learning Centers
20650 95th Ave South
Boca Raton, FL 33428
PK-K
Private

Loggers’ Run Community Middle School
11584 W Palmetto Park Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33428
6-8
Public

Mece Inc
625 NE Mizner Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33432
PK-K
Private

New Horizon Academy
2555 NW Boca Raton Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33431
9-12
Private

Olympic Heights Community High School
20101 Lyons Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33434
9-12
Public 

Omni Middle School
5775 Jog Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33496
6-8
Public

Pine Crest School at Boca Raton
2700 St Andrew’s Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33434
PK-8
Private

Pope John Paul II High School
4001 N Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
9-12
Private

Potentials South
701 NW 35th St
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-5
Charter

Royal Palm Montessori Academy
12532 Cobblestone Way
Boca Raton, FL 33428
PK-K
Private

Saint Andrew’s School
3900 Jog Road
Boca Raton, FL 33434
K-12
Private

Sandpiper Shores Elementary School
11201 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498
PK-5
Public

Sek Preparatory School
10333 Diego Drive South
Boca Raton, FL 33428
PK-12
Private 

Solomon Schechter Day School
333 SW 4th Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432
K-2
Private

Spanish River Christian School
2400 NW 51st St
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-8
Private

Spanish River Community High School
5100 Jog Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33496
9-12
Public

St. Joan of Arc School
501 SW 3rd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432
PK-8
Private

St. Jude Catholic School
21689 Toledo Road
Boca Raton, FL 33433
n/a
Private

St. Paul Lutheran School
701 W Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, FL 33486
PK-8
Private

Summit Private School
3881 NW 3rd Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33431
PK-5
Private

Sunrise Park Elementary School
19400 Coral Ridge Dr
Boca Raton, FL 33498
PK-5
Public

Temple Beth El of Boca Raton N
333 SW 4th Ave
Boca Raton, FL 33432
PK-K
Private 

Torah Academy of Boca Raton
7202 Palmetto Circle North
Boca Raton, FL 33433
PK-8
Private

Verde Elementary School
6590 Verde Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33433
PK-5
Public

Waters Edge Elementary School
21601 Shorewind Dr
Boca Raton, FL 33428
K-5
Public 

West Boca Raton High School
12811 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33498
9-12
Public

West Glades Montessori School20400 Cain Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33498
PK-3
Private

Whispering Pines Elementary School
9090 Spanish Isles Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33496
K-5
Public 

Yeshiva High School of Boca Raton
7902 Montoya Circle N
Boca Raton, FL 33433
9-12
Private