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Orlando, Florida, is synonymous with diversity. Our area is probably best known as the home of Walt Disney World. 

Tens of millions of people visit our area to ride the rides and meet their favorite characters. Many of those people are from somewhere other than the United States. Per the Orlando Sentinel:

“International tourists make up a bigger piece of the pie at Disney World, where they typically comprise between 18 percent and 22 percent of total attendance.”

People from across the globe also move to the area to work at places like Disney World and Universal Studios. Thousands of people travel here for seasonal opportunities, only to fall in love with our diverse culture and build their lives here. 

For many families, this summer was a significant improvement over last year. While things have not completely returned to normal, many of the activities we enjoy the most returned. Our kids were able to participate in camps, sports clinics and spend time with their friends. 

We were able to take vacations and have confidence that restaurants and entertainment venues would be open. Many people spent this summer making up for what we missed last year, squeezing in as many getaways and as much fun as possible. 

Time flies when you're having fun, so it probably feels like the break has flown by quickly. 

It is hard to believe summer break is almost over. Of course, summer heat will be in full swing for another couple of months, but students will nevertheless be returning to class next month. 

At The Crenshaw School, classes resume for all grades on August 6th. It is always challenging to transition back to the school year. 

Here are seven tips for helping kids thrive as they begin the 2021-2022 school year. 

There are few things more important to parents than their child's education. You know that the right school can set them on a path for the future. At the same time, an education that is lacking can hinder your child from reaching their goals and dreams. 

In the Orlando area, we are fortunate to have high-quality public schools with excellent teachers; however, many parents are searching for alternatives to traditional public institutions. If you are exploring private education, you have likely found that no two schools are the same. 

It can be challenging to determine what is best for your child. In this article, we want to help parents ask the best questions to find the most relevant information from potential private schools. 

Home to the world's most famous theme parks, there is a lot more to Orlando, Florida than Disney World and Universal Studios. The city itself has welcomed over 100,000 new residents since 1990, while greater Orlando has more than doubled to 2.6 million in that same time frame. While tourism has certainly driven much of the economy in our region, many large companies have moved here in the last few years, bringing with them excellent career opportunities and drawing new people from all over the world to Orange County. Orlando is an international city, receiving a "Gamma +" rating from the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.

From world-renowned restaurants to shopping, there is plenty to enjoy about living in central Florida. We have some of the best medical care and highest-quality education in the country. Even with excellent public schools, many parents in Orlando are searching for alternatives to traditional K-12 education. 

The Crenshaw School is the answer for families in and around Orlando, Florida. Here is what you need to know about our K-12 institution.