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Student's Basic Rights 

Each student has the right: 

  • To be provided with a classroom atmosphere most conducive to learning.

  • To be secure and safe in his/her person and property.

  • To have a teacher who will provide positive support of the student's appropriate behavior and to limit the student's inappropriate behavior.

  • To support the teacher and to expect a positive learning environment.

  • To know the expected appropriate behavior.

  • To be treated with respect, courtesy, and consideration by every student, teacher, administrator, and adult in school.

Student's Basic Responsibilities 


Each student has the responsibility to:

  • Participate fully in the learning process.

  • Come to school on time, prepared with homework and needed supplies.

  • Show respect for the knowledge and authority of teachers, administrators, and other school employees. 

  • Be free of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products, and weapons. 

  • Show respect for him/herself, his/her school and other people.

  • Use appropriate language, behavior and attire.

  • Be honest and trustworthy, and treat others with courtesy and respect.

  • Refrain from plagiarism and copying.

  • Upkeep their electronic devices, books, book bag and all materials. 

  • Help keep their classrooms, halls and walkways, playgrounds, restrooms and lunch area clean. 

These guidelines for behavior are designed to help each member of the Dorado Academy community to function harmoniously. In keeping the rules, the student contributes to an environment in which others can experience meaningful growth. 

Our school is accredited by:

  • CADIE (Comisión Acreditadora de Instituciones Educativas)

  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools


Dorado Academy is a member of:

  • Puerto Rico’s Private Schools Association

  • National Association of Independent Schools

  • Caribbean Association of Independent Schools

  • Caribbean Counselors Association

  • College Entrance Examination Board

  • Puerto Rico’s Association of College Admitting Counselors

  • National and Junior Honor Societies

  • The National Association of Student Councils

  • National Association for Secondary School Principals


  • Puerto Rico High School Athletic Alliance

  • Mini Athletic League of Private Schools (LAMEPI)



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