College and Career Planning

Palm Beach Virtual School code is 102228.

College Planning

SAT and ACT Information
Breaking down the SAT and ACT -
What test is best for you?

ACT/SAT Scores must be sent to one of the following 11 Florida public universities so that Bright Futures can access your scores for scholarship consideration, even if you are not planning on attending one of those schools. **This will place your scores into the data repository so Bright Futures can access scores**

Please make sure when you register to take the ACT or SAT you select you want your scores sent to one of these schools. If you have already taken the test you can log into your account on College Board or the ACT website and have your test scores sent directly to one of these universities.

The State University System of Florida comprises eleven member universities.

Florida A & M University (Tallahassee)
Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton)
Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers)
Florida International University (Miami)
Florida State University (Tallahassee)
New College of Florida (Sarasota)
University of Central Florida (Orlando)
University of Florida (Gainesville)
University of North Florida (Jacksonville)
University of South Florida (Tampa)
University of West Florida (Pensacola)

AP EXAM Information

College Admission Information

Scholarship Information

  1. Go to to find out how to qualify for a Bright Futures 1 Scholarship.

  2. Go to and submit a completed, error-free Initial Student Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) during your last year of high school, by graduation.

  3. Make the grade, earn the score…and graduate! The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program is created to establish a lottery-funded scholarship program to reward any Florida high school graduate who merits recognition of high academic achievement. The graduate must enroll in a degree program, certificate program or applied technology program at an eligible Florida public or private post-secondary education institution.

  4. Know your responsibilities…apply, meet the requirements before graduation and throughout your college career. (Requirements are subject to change with each Florida Legislative session.)  

Financial Aid Information

The School District of Palm Beach County