Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is MASA?
A: MASA stands for Math, Arts, Science Achievement, a center for High Achieving Youth. Our goals provide opportunities for students to be engaged in high quality science and math programs and to teach them how to problem solve.
Q: Who is eligible?
A: High achieving students in grades K-8
Q: Who are the teachers?
A: All instructors have expertise in their disciplines and come from a range of professional backgrounds. They include; outstanding teachers from public and private schools and universities, graduate students, exceptional undergraduate students, and professionals in the field.
Q: How many teachers are in a class?
A: There will be one teacher and as many trained club mentors as needed per class.
Q: Can I register online?
A: Certainly. Go to masaflorida.org
Q: Can I pay with a credit card?
A: Yes. One of the features of our website is that you may register and pay with a credit card using our secure checkout system.
Q: Are there scholarships available?
A: Sorry, not at the moment.
Q: Do I have to register for all classes in the semester?
A: No. You may register for one class at a time and the deadline is 2 weeks before each class.
Q: Can I email or call to reserve a space for a class?
A: No. We cannot guarantee a space until registered online
Students are required to arrive on time.
Students are to come with a positive attitude with no inappropriate behaviors, and ready to learn. There will be respect shown to all staff, teachers and fellow students. Any misbehaving student will be removed and there will be no refunds.
The MASA program receives the right to cancel a class should the class not meet its minimum enrollment. If a class is cancelled, a full refund will be issued.
Saturday Programs: MASA upholds a NO REFUND policy with reference to all Saturday programs during the Spring and Fall semesters.
Parents must call or email MASA at least two weeks prior to class anytime the student is going to be absent in order to receive a make-up class. Any missed class must be made up the following month or lost. No credits will be given if notification is received less than 2 weeks from class date.
No credits will be issued for no-shows.
If your child is not able to attend class due to illness, a physician's note and a letter from the parents will be required in order to receive a credit. The letter and physician's note must be mailed to and they must be received within 3 days of the missed class. For a Saturday class, they must be received by Wednesday. Upon receipt, you will be issued a credit and it must be used the following month or lost.
Summer CampsIf you wish to cancel a summer camp registration, parents must send a handwritten letter requesting a cancellation via US mail. It must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the first day of camp in order to receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued if letter is received less than 2 weeks from the first day of camp. No prorates for summer camps. No refunds will be issued for no-shows.
All students must be picked up promptly at 12 noon (Saturday Programs) or at 2:30 pm or 3 pm (Summer Camps). There will not be any adult supervision after dismissal.
All classes are subject to cancellation.
All class descriptions are subject to change.