Sorted in Alphabetical Order by Academy Name


A & E (Arts & Entertainment) Pre-Academy

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Phone:  (863) 648-3500

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The A & E Pre-Academy, provides a hands on learning experiences focusing on the foundational knowledgeof audio and visual productions utilizing a variety of formats to generate creative expression. Students are challenged to apply their talents and understanding related to the deisgn, management, performance and presentation of various audio/visual products and productions including newscasts, public service announcements, 2D/3D artistic products, as well as a variety of musical ensemble and drama performances


Academy of Architecture, Construction, and Engineering

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Academy of Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) focuses its educational efforts on the labor force of construction related industries in and around Polk County. Currently the academy has three tracks to prepare students for entry level employment or advanced training in the construction and manufacturing trades. Students are encouraged, but not required, to take courses in multiple tracks when their schedules allow for a broader understanding of the interconnectivity between the three tracks Engineering, Construction, and Architecture.


Academy of Children's and Educational Studies

Haines City High School


Phone:  (863) 421-3281

2800 Hornet Drive
Haines City, FL  33844

ACES provides experience and specialized instruction for students interested in working with children. Students help operate a program which provides care for children from 12 weeks to 5 years of age, giving the high school students hands-on experience with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The program also gives students the opportunity to interact with children on a daily basis, allowing them to discover if they are suited for a career in working with children.


Academy of Design and Technology

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Academy of Design & Technology, is a nationally accredited model academy, offering a four-year information technology career and professional academy offering industry certification and specific career pathways. Articulation, dual enrollment, and business/education partnerships will be emphasized. Students will work in small supportive, motivational communities with the opportunity to earn up to one year of college credit. This will prepare them for careers in the high-growth, high-salary fields of a Digital Assistant Designer and/or Film Production Assistant.


Academy of Engineering & Architecture

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Academy of Engineering and Architecture, is a nationally accredited model academy, that focuses on preparing students for the career field of engineering and/or architecture. Students engage in project and technology based learning to equip them with skills needed in college and career and have an opportunity to earn Industry Certification in a variety of industry-relevant software programs. Students in the academy have the option to pursue the Engineering Track or the Architecture Track.


Academy of Finance

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

Academy of Finance gives high school students an opportunity to learn about and prepare for college careers in business and finance. Emphasis is placed on a college preparatory curriculum that is directly linked to the business world. Our mission is to ensure that our students learn business skills to prepare for the future, gain knowledge of money management by making better financial decisions, and practice real-life workplace applications. AOF is recognized as a National Certified Academy by Polk County Public Schools, and has gained national recognition by the National Academy Foundation as a Model Academy in 2014 and 2015.


Academy of Future Educators

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

This course prepares students to understand the nature of human development from conception through adolescence and the connection of the students' development and plans for working with children. Emphasis is placed on theories of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development, the effect of heredity and the environment, the role of caregivers and the family, health and safety concerns, and contemporary issues.


Academy of Health at Lake Gibson High School

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

In this nationally accredited academy the students will be prepared for an exciting future as a healthcare professional. Through classwork and hands-on experience, students gain knowledge in anatomy, medical terminology, disease processes and much more. Students can earn industry certifications as they begin to focus their career choices through the different health career pathways that we offer, including EKG Technician, Nursing Assisting, Intro to Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, and Allied Health.


Academy of Law, Justice & Governance

Lake Region High School


Phone:  (863) 297-3099

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

The Lake Region Academy of Law, Justice & Governance provides a learning community which, in partnership with local businesses and government agencies, fosters in students the development of critical thinking and executive planning skills that will equip them for college or career opportunities in the fields of law, public administration and governance, law enforcement and justice administration.


Academy of Leadership and Business

Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 285-1180

700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

The Academy of Leadership and Business at Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School provides students with the opportunity to develop a solid foundation of leadership through an introductory course. Students then hone their leadership skills in action by participating in their chosen electives and becoming servant leaders within the school. Students are able to explore the areas of Fine Arts, Health Science, Hospitality, Digital Design, Agriculture and Construction. In addition, these students become mentors to elementary age students through the Trendsetters program.


Academy of Legal Studies

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Academy of Legal Studies, nationally accredited model academy, will provide students with career and college opportunities in the field of law. College-bound students will find numerous higher education opportunities in law, including public administration, political studies, and law school. Through a combination of articulation agreements and dual enrollment, students will be able to earn college credit. Academy students are called upon to perform in-class debates regarding current legal issues. The practice of legal research and writing is also emphasized. Students gain access to local professionals in the legal field, including court reporters, judges, attorneys, politicians and legal assistants.


Academy of Media Production

Haines City High School


Phone:  (863) 421-3281

2800 Hornet Drive
Haines City, FL  33844

Digital Design Track This program offers skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer, and Senior Web Designer in the Information Technology career cluster. Web Development Track This program offers to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster. It provides technical skills and occupation-specific skills with knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.


Academy of Natural Resources

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2215

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

Agriculture courses provide students with skills for the workplace in many different areas; including agricultural communications, agriculture mechanics, aquaculture, animal science, forestry and horticulture. Students will understand that leadership, teamwork and responsibility are all components to success. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom and also through the largest student run organization in the world, the FFA.


Academy of Pharmacy Technicians

Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 285-1180

700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

This nationally accredited academy provides students extensive hands-on learning to enter the pharmacy career field. The DNA of our coursework intertwines the course knowledge of the health care delivery system with the function of developing quality entrepreneurship skills in sequence with understanding wellness, pharmaceutical terminology, and technological innovations.


AER (Aviation, Engineering, and Robotics) Pre-Academy

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Phone:  (863) 648-3500

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The AER Pre-Academy, provides hands on learning ecperiences focusing on the foundational knowledge oftechnological deisgn, development, and operations using a variety of tools, materials, processes and systems. Students are challenged to think critically creating products and solving problems directly related to modern day production technology.


Ag Dogs

Frostproof Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 635-7809

1000 N Palm Ave
Frostproof, FL  33843

In this nationally accredited model academy, Agriculture courses provide students with skills for the workplace in many different areas; including agricultural communications, agricultural safety, agriculture mechanics, aquaponics, animal science, and plant science. Students will understand that leadership, teamwork, and responsibility are all components to success. Students learn from hands-on land-lab participation, classroom instruction, and through the largest student led organization in the world, the FFA.


Agribusiness and Sciences Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

This course is designed to develop competencies in the areas of agricultural history and the global impact of agriculture; career opportunities; scientific and research concepts; biological and physical science principles; environmental principles; agriscience safety; principles of leadership; and agribusiness, employability, and human relations skills in agriscience. Laboratory-based activities such as the safe use and application of appropriate technology, scientific testing and observation equipment. Students will develop an understanding of measurement error, and develop the skills to aggregate, interpret, and present the data and resulting conclusions. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Agritechnologies Academy

Auburndale High School


Phone:  (863) 965-6200 ext. 259

1 Bloodhound Trail
Auburndale, FL  33823

The Agritechnologies Academy, offers courses in traditional agriculture operations that include Animal Science and Horticulture. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA. Addtional industry certification in Agritechnology and Professional Horticulture will be offered.


Agrowtechnology Academy

Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 285-1180

700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

The Agrowtechnology Academy, nationally accredited academy, offers courses in traditional agriculture operations that include Animal Science and Horticulture. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Architectural Design and Engineering Academy

Auburndale High School


Phone:  (863) 965-6200 ext. 259

1 Bloodhound Trail
Auburndale, FL  33823

This program offers 3 different tracks-Robotics, Engineering and Architecture. It provides a critical link between the design engineering process and manufacturing by fostering an understanding of design principles, material properties, and manufacturing processes. Students gain hands on training with a 3D printer and CADD technology.


Auburndale Medical Academy

Auburndale High School


Phone:  (863) 965-6200

1 Bloodhound Trail
Auburndale, FL  33823

As part of this nationally accredited model academy, students will have hands on training that will lead them into the medical field. Students compete across the state and country in the HOSA Club. Students can receive dual enrollment in EMR medical training, medical terminology, and allied health.


Automotive Academy

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2215

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

This program gives students both hands on and technical training in the are of Automotive maintenance and repair. Through their experiences they can prepare for a career in automotive maintenance and the goal is to have them intern their senior year and sit for the industry examination.


Bartow Middle MEDICAL Academy

Bartow Middle School


Phone:  (863) 534-7415

550 E. Clower St.
Bartow, FL  33830

Prepare to become part of the healthcare workforce and continue your education in a health-related field. By beginning early, you will gain cutting edge learning experiences.


Bartow Culinary Academy

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Culinary Academy, is a nationally accredited model academy, which provides the opportunity to learn culinary fundamentals in taste, presentation and cooking technique. It will allow for experience in the kitchen as well as all aspects of cost control, safety and sanitation, nutrition, and kitchen management. Working at a school-based catering/restaurant setting provides many learning opportunities. Students are involved in catering experiences in school and around the county, providing them with real-world experiences in the culinary industry.


Bartow High Digital Design and Digital Multimedia

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

Academy of Design, students have the opportunity to choose between two tracks: Digital Design and Digital Video Production. Students may earn weighted credit for honors courses and industry certifications in Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, InDesign, and more!


Bartow Medical and Fire Academy

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

This program starts with Medical skills or Principles of Public Safety for 9th grade. Students then decide if they want to continue on a Medical or Firefighting track or both. Students then advance thru the courses to ultimately leave with certifications in Nursing, Home Health Aide, EKG Tech, Emergency Medical Responder and/or Firefighting.


Bartow Middle AG Academy

Bartow Middle School


Phone:  (863) 534-7415

550 E. Clower St.
Bartow, FL  33830

This academy is based on Agriculture with emphasis in animal, plant, food, and environmental sciences. Students will gain knowledge and skills needed in the Agriculture Industry. Students will become agriculture advocates, informed consumers, and informed voters. Students are expected to be part of the intra-curricular organization, National FFA Organization. This is a leadership organization for Agriculture Education students.


Business Computing App Development (BCAD)

Denison Middle School


Phone:  (863) 291-5353

400 Avenue A. SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Academy of Business Computing, pre-academy focuses on App Development, Business Communications, E-book Publishing, and Social Media Management. Students will also have the opportunity to earn a Microsoft Office Specialist certification. This pre-academy feeds into Lake Region High School's Imagination Academy or Winter Haven High School's Cyber Security Academy or Microsoft Academy.


Cafe Bleu

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Students learn how to work in a commercial kitchen with real world experiences. Students will also learn and perform front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house duties, management skills. Students will prepare quality food products and present them creatively; demonstrate safe, sanitary work procedures; understand food science principles related to cooking and baking; and utilize nutrition concepts when planning meals/menus. Students research career opportunities in professional cooking/baking; follow guidelines on food selection, purchasing, and storage; and use communication skills. Students will prepare various meals and food products including those for individuals with various nutritional needs and/or dietary restrictions. Additionally, students have an opportunity to earn ServSafe Management and/or ProStart certifications. Students can also save thousands of dollars through an articulation with Johnson and Wales University.


Central Florida Aerospace Academy

Located at Sun 'n Fun at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
an Extension of

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 413-3620

4141 Medulla Road
Lakeland, FL  33811

CFAA is a nationally accredited model academy. Aerospace Technology - This program track is designed to introduce students to the aerospace environment with a focus on flight, navigation, aircraft systems, and the design of aircraft and spacecraft. Avionics - This program track is designed to introduce students to avionics systems to include troubleshooting, repairing, and installing airborne radio communications, navigation, and radar equipment systems. Airframe & Powerplant - This program track is designed to introduce students to maintenance and repair to aircraft structures, flight control surfaces, and aircraft instruments. Engineering - This program track is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of engineering with an emphasis on applied aerospace engineering.


Construction Academy of Fort Meade

Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 285-1180

700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

The Construction Academy at Fort Meade, is a new offering that has been driven by industry need to provide instruction to students interested in going into the construction field. Areas of instruction will include Safety, Framing, Electrical, Plumbing, Masonry, Planning, Building Codes and Roofing. Opportunities for industry professionals to serve as guest presenters in the classroom as well as future job shadowing are being planned. Career Student Organizations in TSA or Skills USA may be offered.


Construction Academy of Lake Region

Lake Region High School


Phone:  (863) 297-3099

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

We offer students an introduction to the construction industry. Students gain the necessary knowledge with classroom instruction using textbooks, video instruction, guest speakers from the construction industry, and hands on applications. With the knowledge and skills students gain in this class, they will be able to safely operate hand tools, portable power tools, and stationary power equipment. Students are also given valuable instruction on interview skills, formulating material lists, finance, and many other areas. With all of the combined studies that students gain it will better prepare them for success in their future career endeavors.


Construction Academy of Ridge Community

Ridge Community High School


Phone:  (863) 419-3115

500 Orchid Drive
Davenport, FL  33837

We offer students an introduction to the construction industry. Students gain the necessary knowledge with classroom instruction using textbooks, video instruction, guest speakers from the construction industry, and hands on applications. With the knowledge and skills students gain in this class, they will be able to safely operate hand tools, portable power tools, and stationary power equipment. Students are also given valuable instruction on interview skills, formulating material lists, finance, and many other areas. With all of the combined studies that students gain it will better prepare them for success in their future career endeavors.


Criminal Justice Academy

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Bartow Senior Criminal Justice Academy, is a multi-year program. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary skills and certifications for employment or continued education in the criminal justice industry. Students will explore academic and career information in law enforcement, courts and corrections. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to take part in mock trials and police explorer programs. The academy also includes a dual enrollment class, allowing students to earn college credit while still enrolled in high school.


Criminal Justice, Law and Career Academy

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2655

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

The academy assists students in acquiring an understanding the American legal and criminal justice systems. The academy provides an opportunity for student to participate in hands-on training and prepares students to explore the wide range of career opportunities related to criminal justice and law.


CSI Pre Criminal Justice Academy

Sleepy Hill Middle School


Phone:  (863) 815-6577

2215 Sleepy Hill Rd
Lakeland, FL  33810

The Pre-Criminal Justice Academy, is the perfect program for students who want to explore the world of criminal justice, the law and crime scene investigation. In addition to their core classes, students are immersed in criminal justice technology.


Culinary Team

Lake Region High School


Phone:  (863) 297-3099

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

The Culinary Team provides the opportunity to learn culinary fundamentals in taste, presentation and cooking technique. It will allow for experience in the kitchen as well as all aspects of cost control, safety and sanitation, nutrition and kitchen management. Working at a school based catering/restaurant setting provides many learning experiences.


Customer Service Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

This academy provides students with the opportunity to develop practical skills across a range of working roles, as well as providing global and local perspectives on travel and tourism, people, environments and economies. Learners gain an overview of the industry, including popular destinations, customer care, working procedures, travel and tourism products and services, and marketing and promotion.


Cyber Security Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity-related careers in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of cybersecurity.


Denison Pre-Academy of Communications Technology

Denison Middle School


Phone:  (863) 291-5353

400 Avenue A. SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

ACT gives students the opportunity to learn about TV production, graphic design, webpage design, coding and work towards earning ADOBE certification and Microsoft Office Specialist certification. This pre-academy prepares students for Lake Region High School's Imagination Academy and Winter Haven High School's Cyber Security Academy or Microsoft Academy.


Denison Pre-Academy of Culinary Arts

Denison Middle School


Phone:  (863) 291-5353

400 Avenue A. SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

In the Pathways Cafe, students will have the opportunity to explore different culinary careers. Students will learn how to prepare meals, the proper presentation of meals, kitchen safety, and menu development. This pre-academy will prepare students for Winter Haven High School or Lake Region High School's respective Culinary Academies. It will also prepare students for Winter Haven High School's Academy of Hospitality and Tourism.


Denison Pre-Academy of Public Service

Denison Middle School


Phone:  (863) 291-5353

400 Avenue A. SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Academy of Public Service (Denison Cadets) Denison Cadets learn about careers in Law, Public Safety and Security. Students will have the opportunity to learn about Law Enforcement, Legal Services, Military Careers, Emergency and Fire Management. This pre-academy will feed into Lake Region High School's Academy of Law, Justice, and Governance. It also prepares students to enter any high school's ROTC programs.


Denison Pre-Medical Skills Academy

Denison Middle School


Phone:  (863) 291-5353

400 Avenue A. SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Medical students will learn about a wide variety of skills including: physical fitness, stress management, healthy eating, and health-related occupations. This pre-academy introduces students to the concepts needed for Winter Haven or Lake Region's respective Medical Academies. It also prepares students for any of the team sports available at the high school level.


Denison Pre-Techno Robotic/STEM Academy

Denison Middle School


Phone:  (863) 291-5353

400 Avenue A. SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Techno Robotic/Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy (Techno Robotic STEM) pre-academy will focus on engineering and robotic design. Students will participate in advanced classes with a required class in the arts. This pre-academy feeds into Techno-robotics at Winter Haven High School and Lake Region High School's Engineering Academy.


Digital Graphix Academy

Auburndale High School


Phone:  (863) 965-6200 ext. 259

1 Bloodhound Trail
Auburndale, FL  33823

Prepare for a career in areas of promotinal graphics, digital design or TV broadcast while earning industry certifcations inAdobe products such as: Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign and Illustrator. Students will produe the morning news, compete in film festivals and make original films. This program was awarded the Medallion Award from the Sunshine State School Public Relation Association for the student competition that produced our new school district logo and tagline, "Students First.".


Distrotek

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2215

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

Distrotek Academy, a nationally accredited academy, is a joint partnership with Room's To Go. The Distrotek Academy provides students with skills for the workplace in the area of distribution, supply chain management, and marketing. In the process of their studies, each student will be challenged to become an effective and professional employee. Students will understand that strong leadership is accomplished through ethical policies, professional work environments, and effective teamwork.


Diversified Agricultural Studies Academy

Tenoroc High School


Phone:  (863) 614-9183

4905 Saddle Creek Road
Lakeland, FL  33801

Tenoroc's Diversified Agricultural Studies Academy, makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Our facilities include a state-of-the-art barn, pasture, aquaculture system, shop facility and classroom. We are also equipped with the latest equipment and tools. Agriculture Association Certification, Animal Science Specialist Certification, Certified Horticultural Professional are able to be obtained. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Eagle Academy of Veterinary Science

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

This academy is a four-year program of study designed to prepare high school students for entry into post-secondary education majoring in Veterinary Sciences, as well as direct entry into a related Veterinary career after high school as a certified veterinary assistant.


Engineering Technology Career Academy

Ridge Community High School


Phone:  (863) 419-3315

500 Orchid Drive
Davenport, FL  33837

This nationally accredited academy seeks to expose students to a wide variety of technical areas within the engineering technology career field. The program features AMATROL Integrated Technology concepts. Students are prepared for postsecondary work and the engineering job market.


Environmental Agriculture and Technology Academy

Haines City High School


Phone:  (863) 421-3281

2800 Hornet Drive
Haines City, FL  33844

This nationally accredited academy offers a unique opportunity to work with animals, promote environmental stewardship, and gain career experience. EATA offers two career technical education tracks; Animal Science and Aquaculture. Animal Science allows students to actively care for and interact with a plethora of animals: emus, horses, rabbits, chickens, cattle, pigs and alpacas. These interactions will encourge students to learn the technical side of agriculture and the skills that come with it. The second track, Aquaculture, creates an experience that combines fish husbandry with aquatic plant production. Students will combine technology and hard work to create a product that can be sold to the public/industry. Florida is the industry leader in ornamental fish production. This track helps students learn skills necessary to enter and advance this industry. EATA will always strive to introduce, educate and prepare students for a career in agriculture and related industries.


Gause Academy of Converging Technologies

Gause Academy


Phone:  (863) 534-7425

1395 W. Polk St
Bartow, FL  33830

GACT offers students practical experiences in creating and publishing maps, designing apps and performing spacial analysis. Students will gain practical, hands-on knowledge while doing real-world projects to prepare them for the work force. GIS can be the foundation for services that rely on analysis, visualization and distribution of data in the fields of engineering, planning, transportation, utilities, law enforcement and multiple other business applications.


GEICO Academy of Advanced Business Management

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

In the nationally accredited model academy, GEICO Academy, you will learn the foundations of business enterprises, with a focus on Finance, Economics, Marketing, and Business Ethics. Upon successful completion of the Academy curriculum, you may qualify to take the Florida Insurance Licensing Exams, as well as have an interview at GEICO. The world is at your fingertips; knowledge will empower you to take it.


George Jenkins Medical Academy

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

The George Jenkins Medical Academy, is nationally accredited model academy, designed to prepare students for an entry level medical job or for continued education in a medical career. It is a minimum three year course of study with multiple tracts. Student may choose one or more of the following courses: EKG Technician, Allied Health, or Emergency Medical Responder, all of which all include Industry Certification (EKG Technician, Phlebotomy and EMR respectively). There are articulation agreements with Polk State College which allow the student to earn up to 6 credits.


GJHS Academy of Culinary Arts

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Academy of Culinary Arts, will get you started on your road to success in the culinary industry. Here you'll learn what it takes to create delicious dishes and learn valuable skills needed in and out of the classroom through a hands-on environment. Whether you're an aspiring chef or planning on owning your own restaurant we will provide the knowledge to get you there. We have competitions, certifications and scholarship opportunities that keep you challenged all year long.


Hospitality and Marketing Academy

Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 285-1180

700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

The Hospitality Academy, offers courses in culinary arts for students in 7th - 12th grade. Through the academy students gain knowledge in all aspects of culinary hospitality including health / sanitation basics through final presentation. Students can earn the SafeServe certification along with other areas of interest and have the opportunity to intern at some of the top local attractions including Streamsong and Legoland. The Marketing Academy provides opportunities for our students who have expressed an interest in developing business and technology skills through computer application classes. This program will allow students to gain knowledge and the ability to use business persuasion in branding a product.


iBiz

Gause Academy


Phone:  (863) 534-7425

1395 W. Polk St
Bartow, FL  33830

iBiz is a community-driven, technology based career academy committed to preparing students for postsecondary education and high-skill careers. Gause provides a small learning community built around a technology theme that will enable students to see relationships among academic subjects and their application to a broad field of work. We also offer Digital Tools Industry Certification.


iGrow

Bartow High School


Phone:  (863) 534-7400

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The iGrow Agriculture Academy, helps students develop competencies in a variety of areas of agriculture. Students are introduced to concepts demonstrating the diversity and importance of agriculture in Florida, in areas such as horticulture, animal husbandry, forestry, agritechnology, and agribusiness. IGrow Academy also enjoys a partnership with Summerlin Academy in the Equestrian Program, where students learn equation through the Dressage discipline of training and riding. Students will gain an understanding of the environmental principles that govern our natural resources, and be exposed to a variety of career opportunities in agriculture business and technology. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


iMAGination, Inc.

Lake Region High School


Phone:  (863) 297-3099

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

Imagination Inc. combines Marketing, Technology, and Graphic Design curriculum in an in-school enterprise environment to provide students real world experiences to prepare them for careers in public relations, advertising, graphic design, event planning, and sales.


Industrial Biotechnology Academy

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

The Industrial Biotechnology Academy, is a four-year program at Lake Gibson High School for students throughout Polk County in 9th - 12th grades. Students should apply for the academy while in 8th grade in order to begin pre-requisite courses. The academy will prepare students for entry-level industry positions as an assistant biotechnician or for university lab experiences. Lessons include skills and materials of biotechnology, study and isolation of DNA and proteins, plant cloning and breeding, as well as biotechnology in agriculture and medicine. This is an honors level academy in which students learn basic research skills leading to careers in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, industry, agriculture, environmental and forensic sciences.


Kathleen Middle Pre-Academies of Agriscience

Kathleen Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6040

3627 Kathleen Pines Ave
Lakeland, FL  33810

Students will gain a basic understanding of agriculture while focusing on plants, animals, and natural resources. Students will also learn about the food system and the safety procedures in agriculture systems. Coursework includes: Ag History & Economics, Safety, Technology, Environment, Plant Science, Animal Science, Agriculture Tools, Equipment and Instruments, Employability and Human Relation Skills, Leadership and Citizenship Skills, and Food Safety.


Kathleen Middle Pre-Power Academy

Kathleen Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6040

3627 Kathleen Pines Ave
Lakeland, FL  33810

Lakeland Electric is a proud partner with the Polk County School Board in creating the Pre-Power Academy at Kathleen Middle School. Lakeland Electric offers opportunities in a variety of technical positions in Production (generating plants), Delivery (wires, poles. Substations), Customer Service (meter reading, call center), and more. The goal of developing the Pre-Power Academy introduces students to careers in the Energy field. In addition, the Pre-Power Academy will provide students with an excellent foundation to compete for a variety of other trade and industry academies in High School.


Lake Gibson Academy of Agriscience

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

We offer a wide range of Agriculture based courses in animal science, horticulture and basic mechanical work. We offer certifications in Agriculture Foundations, Animal Science, Horticulture and Agritechnologies. With FFA; our co-curricular student organization; we strive to increase students knowledge and hands on experiences in agriculture education. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Lake Gibson Middle Agricultural Science

Lake Gibson Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6151

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

Do you have a passion for animals or a green thumb? In the ASA, Agricultural Science Academy, you will learn about animal science, plant science, food science, and agricultural mechanics. Students will also be able to join FFA, Future Farmers of America, which allows for premier leadership and personal growth.


Lake Gibson Middle Business

Lake Gibson Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6151

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

The Business and Technology Pre-Academy, program provides a wonderful opportunity to increase student achievement and to prepare a solid foundation for them to continue their success when they move to a high school level business and technology academy. It also provides them with the tools needed to ensure their success while continuing their future academic endeavors and career choices. Students learn important keyboarding skill as well as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Access, and Adobe Photoshop. In addition, students learn Basic Computer Concepts and Internet skills.


Lake Gibson Middle Culinary

Lake Gibson Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6151

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

Do you want to learn about different cuisines, the hospitality industry, and culinary standards? Your journey begins here. After successfully completing this program, students will be able to: explore career paths in food production, management and service, demonstrate menu planning based on standard recipes, prepare a variety of food products using appropriate procedures. Students will use and maintain commercial food production equipment. Culinary students are encouraged to join LG'S's national award winning FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) chapter. Members develop leadership skills while participating in community service and competitive events.


Lake Gibson Middle Media Design

Lake Gibson Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6151

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

Lake Gibson Middle School's award winning Video Production Team is responsible for producing a daily news program, "The Shark Zone." Students are responsible for developing show ideas, writing scripts, creating graphics, operating cameras and editing shows, stories and segments. Students work on Apple computers and use the programs Final Cut Pro, Motion and Garageband.


Lake Gibson Middle Pre-Biotechnology

Lake Gibson Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6151

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Does the idea of extracting DNA from a strawberry or manipulating the growth of a plant intrigued you? Have you ever imagined a world where vegetables grow without soil? If so, the Lake Gibson Middle School Pre-Biotechnology Academy of Applied Learning may be for you. This is a hands-on program that teaches students lab techniques and procedures. The course will focus on the integration of biotechnological concepts and applied laboratory investigations.


Lake Gibson Middle Pre-Medical Academy

Lake Gibson Middle School


Phone:  (863) 853-6151

6901 N. Socrum Loop Rd.
Lakeland, FL  33809

The medical field is one of the fastest growing industries today. Students will have the necessary skills to continue their education as part of the LGHS Medical Academy. Whether your career goal is to work in a hospital, emergency medicine, or another area in health, our pre-academy will give you a solid foundation.


Lake Region Medical Academy

Lake Region High School


Phone:  (863) 297-3099

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

The medical academy offers courses in Health Science Anatomy & Physiology, Health Sciences Foundations, Emergency medical responder, EKG Technician. The academy prepares students for continued education in pursuit of a health care career.


Lakeland Electric Power Academy at Kathleen

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2215

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

Lakeland Electric Power Academy at Kathleen is NEW in the fall of 2019! Students will learn relevant skills that will prepare you for a successful career, as an Electrician, Line Worker, System Control Operator, Meter Technician, Power Plant Operator, or Engineer. Students will gain a solid understanding of industrial electricity and entry-level positions throughout the utility industry. Students will experience extensive job shadowing with the city of Lakeland, Lakeland Electric, and other local energy companies.


Lakeland Electric Power Academy at Tenoroc

Tenoroc High School


Phone:  (863) 614-9183

4905 Saddle Creek Road
Lakeland, FL  33801

Lakeland Electric Power Academy, students will learn relevant skills that will prepare you for a successful career, as an Electrician, Line Worker, System Control Operator, Meter Technician, Power Plant Operator, or Engineer. Students will gain a solid understanding of industrial electricity and entry-level positions throughout the utility industry. Students will experience extensive job shadowing with the city of Lakeland, Lakeland Electric, and other local energy companies.


Lakeland Highlands Culinary Pre-Academy

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Phone:  (863) 648-3500

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Culinary Pre-Academy, provides hands on learning experiences focusing on professional culinary practices in commercial restaurants, food/beverage services and tourism. Students are challenged to learn and apply their understanding of modern day food and safety, sanitization, menu development, food preparation, and food technologies.


Lakeland Highlands Media Design Pre-Academy

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Phone:  (863) 648-3500

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Media Design Pre-Academy, provides hands on learning exoeriences using modern day software programs and equipment focusing on the modern communications and design. Students are challenged to manipulate text, data, and images generating products that incorporate a multimedia approach communications to include graphic design, animations, video and text editing, and digital special effects.


Lakeland Highlands Medical Pre-Academy

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Phone:  (863) 648-3500

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Medical Pre-Academy, provides hands on learning experieces focusing on the foundational knowledge related to the medical profession. Students are challenged to learn and apply their understanding of modern day medical terminology, the history of medicine, basic first aid and safety, and the anatomy and physiology of the body system.


Lakeland Highlands Video Game Design Pre-Academy

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Phone:  (863) 648-3500

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Video Game Deisgn Pre-Academy, provides hands on learning experiences focusing on computer technologies related to the foundational knowledge of design, development, and securities of software development related to video gaming. Students are challenged to create, design, test, and problem-solve while gaining experiences working with various modern day computer technologies and software.


Lakeland Veterinary Science Academy

Lakeland High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2900

726 Hollingsworth Rd
Lakeland, FL  33801

Lakeland Academy of Veterinary Science students learn and interact with a wide variety of animals and situations. Student's work in real life practicums in and out of the classroom doing various activities from learning about small and large animals and basic husbandry skills. Students are involved in local fairs (Youth Fair, State Fair, and Strawberry Festival) and compete in FFA career development events to sharpen their skills. Students get the experience of working through internships (SPCA, with local veterinarians, and local ranches). Students run and work our school based enterprise, Doggie Day Care, Thursday of each week throughout the school year. The VSA is equipped with industry standard equipment to house large and small animals. Our facilities include in room library, computer lab, large fish aquarium, & green house in partnership the City of Lakeland.


LGHS Academy of Culinary Arts

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

Entering the culinary academy will provide the opportunity to learn culinary fundamentals in taste, presentation and cooking technique. It will allow for experience in the kitchen as well as all aspects of cost control, safety, nad sanititzation, nutrition, and kitchen management. Students have the opportunity to earn the ProStart Certification, as well as, certificiation in SafeStaff and ServSafe.


Mulberry Academy of Allied Health Sciences

Mulberry High School


Phone:  (863) 701-1104

1 Panther Place
Mulberry, FL  33860

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Health Science career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of Health Science career cluster.


Mulberry Auto Garage

Mulberry High School


Phone:  (863) 701-1104

1 Panther Place
Mulberry, FL  33860

Students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.


Mulberry Engineering & Technology

Mulberry High School


Phone:  (863) 701-1104

1 Panther Place
Mulberry, FL  33860

This program offers tracks in both Engineering and Technology. Students will study the principles and applications of technology and applied engineering and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation. It focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the science and mathematics knowledge, technological tools, machines, instruments, materials, processes and systems related to engineering.


Mulberry Middle Pre-Academy of Agriscience

Mulberry Middle School


Phone:  (863) 701-1066

500 Martin Luther King Ave.
Mulberry, FL  33860

This program guides middle school students through the fundamentals of agricultural resource management. Students will learn valuable workplace skills, preparing them for eduaction and career success through real-world exposure to agriscience industry. Coursework includes: animal care, agri-business, horticulture, and land management. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Mulberry Robotics Academy

Mulberry High School


Phone:  (863) 701-1104

1 Panther Place
Mulberry, FL  33860

The purpose of this program is to provide students with a foundation of knowledge and technically oriented experiences in the study of the principles and applications of robotics engineering and its effect upon our lives and the choosing of an occupation.


Multimedia Communications Academy

Lakeland High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2900

726 Hollingsworth Rd
Lakeland, FL  33801

The academy is focused on exposing students to forms of technology that are standard for industries including business, web, video, and print production. Students apply skills they've learned to real world projects including production of a weekly news show "S2N", the Highlander Yearbook, and Bagpipe Newsmagazine. Students may focus on building their skills in computers and Microsoft Office programs, delve into coding via web and game design, or specialize in one or more of our journalism focused areas video and print production.


Polk Academy of Business and Technology

Lake Gibson High School


Phone:  (863) 853-6100

7007 N. Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL  33809

The mission of the Polk Academy of Business & Technology, in cooperation with parents and the community, is to provide all students training in specialized technology courses while preparing them for post-secondary studies and to enter the workforce of tomorrow. The focus of the Academy is on building a solid foundation of academic skills while instilling responsibility, interpersonal skills, and work ethics. The teachers incorporate teamwork, leadership, and communication skills within English, Economics, and technology classes.


Ridge Academy of Education

Ridge Community High School


Phone:  (863) 419-3315

500 Orchid Drive
Davenport, FL  33837

Whether being a Pre-K teacher or a college professor, this academy can help you test the waters while getting a jump start on a college degree. This course prepares students to understand the nature of human development from conception through adolescence and the connection of the students' development and plans for working with children. Emphasis is placed on theories of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development, the effect of heredity and the environment, the role of caregivers and the family, health and safety concerns, and contemporary issues.


Ridge Community Medical Academy

Ridge Community High School


Phone:  (863) 419-3315

500 Orchid Drive
Davenport, FL  33837

In this nationally accredited academy the students will be prepared for an exciting future as a healthcare professional. Through classwork and hands-on experience, students gain knowledge in anatomy, medical terminology, disease processes and much more. Students can earn industry certifications as they begin to focus their career choices through the different health career pathways that we offer, including EKG Technician, Nursing Assisting, Intro to Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, and Allied Health.


ROCCom-Tenoroc Communications Academy

Tenoroc High School


Phone:  (863) 614-9183

4905 Saddle Creek Road
Lakeland, FL  33801

Enter a career creating visual and multimedia elements used in everyday life. Design and create movies, daily news segments, documentaries, music videos, posters, flyers, websites, the school's yearbook and newspaper, bogs, digital portfolios and more. Learn how to market products in today's digital economy and obtain industry certifications in Adobe Animate, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, InDesign, Illustrator and PremierPro. Student and business-driven projects are used to build digital portfolios for college and job opportunities.


Saddle Creek Logistics Academy

Tenoroc High School


Phone:  (863) 614-9183

4905 Saddle Creek Road
Lakeland, FL  33801

Saddle Creek Logistics Academy, is a dynamic, multi-year program focusing on the academic discipline of logistics in both theory and practice. The logistics program is a collaboration between the Polk County School District and Saddle Creek Logistics Services (Lakeland, FL), the 13th largest privately held, third-party logistics provider in the nation. Students enrolling in the Saddle Creek Logistics Academy have an opportunity to receive certifications in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from various councils and affiliates of supply chain professionals and in business applications with Microsoft Office.


Seminole Pre-Agriculture Academy

Southwest Middle School


Phone:  (863) 499-2840

2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL  33803

The Seminole Pre-Agriculture Academy, will prepare students with basic understanding of agriculture while focusing on plants, animals, and natural resources. Students will also learn about the safety procedures related to agricultural production. Aquaculture studies allow students to gain experience in farming plants and animals in marine environments. Instruction and learning takes place in both a traditional classroom setting and an outdoor agricultural lab, providing the opportunity for practical, experiential learning while interacting with equipment, materials, and technology appropriate to the course content. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Seminole Pre-Business Technology Academy

Southwest Middle School


Phone:  (863) 499-2840

2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL  33803

The Seminole Pre-Business Technology Academy, prepares students laying a foundation of the skills necessary to compete in an ever-changing, technology-based society. Students will learn practical keyboarding skills and work toward becoming experts in Microsoft Suite, including Power Point, Word, Excel, and Access applications. Students will also refine technology skills, utilizing internet platforms for practical business applications.


Seminole Pre-Culinary Academy

Southwest Middle School


Phone:  (863) 499-2840

2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL  33803

The Seminole Pre-Culinary Academy, will prepare students for careers in the area of culinary arts and hospitality. In the sixth grade, students are provided a basic understanding of Family and Consumer Sciences as they engage in activities related to career research/planning, family and children, and life management skills. Level 2 students will take a look at the hospitality industry by exploring food and beverage, lodging, travel, tourism, and recreation. These students will also begin to focus on skills directly related to culinary arts including basic kitchen equipment, following recipes, and food safety/preparation.


Seminole Pre-Media Design Academy

Southwest Middle School


Phone:  (863) 499-2840

2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL  33803

The Seminole Pre-Media Design Academy, is designed to provide students with experience in the area of video broadcasting and film production. Students will gain knowledge in the areas of pre-production, production and post-production phases of media design using professional equipment and software. Students will enhance communication and collaborative skills as they utilize their skills to create polished video production segments and full broadcast news shows.


Seminole Science & Technology Innovation Academy

Southwest Middle School


Phone:  (863) 499-2840

2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL  33803

This academy places emphasis on the academic areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students will engage in experiential learning, develop problem solving skills, embrace collaborative efforts, and foster creative thinking.


SHPA Pre-Aerospace Academy

Sleepy Hill Middle School


Phone:  (863) 815-6577

2215 Sleepy Hill Rd
Lakeland, FL  33810

"The Pre-Aerospace Academy at Sleepy Hill Middle School (SHPA), is the perfect program for students who want to explore the world of aviation and aerospace. Lessons cover the history of aviation, principles of flight and navigation, the aerospace community, weather and space. From the Wright Brothers to space travel, SHPA covers it all. SHPA prepares students to enter the aerospace industry by exposing them to aviation careers including: Flight, Maintenance, Engineering, Design, Manufacturing, Leadership, Management, Government, Air Traffic Control, Military, Writing, Communications, Education and Training. "


Sleepy Hill STEM Pre-Engineering

Sleepy Hill Middle School


Phone:  (863) 815-6577

2215 Sleepy Hill Rd
Lakeland, FL  33810

The Pre-Engineering Academy at Sleepy Hill Middle School, is the perfect program for students who want to explore the world of engineering and technology. Students are provided with opportunities to earn high school credits in the following areas: Algebra I, Geometry, Honors Earth Science, Engineering 1, History The pre-engineering academy offers 8th grade students the opportunity to earn an industry certification in 3D Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Students learn how to use, a leading industrial software, to earn their CSWA Certification (Certified SolidWorks Associate) as issued by Dassault Systems SolidWorks Corporation.


Sports Medicine Academy

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2655

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

Students will learn the skills to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, aiding in creating a plan for rehabilitation and designing fitness programs. They will be provided the opportunity to help work community events and complete clinical experiences within the industry.


Stambaugh Pre-Academies

Stambaugh Middle School


Phone:  (863) 965-5494

226 N. Main St.
Auburndale, FL  33823

The Stambaugh Middle Pre-Academy is comprised of four exciting tracks; Communications, Culinary, Medical, amd Agriscience.


Studio 21

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Studio 21, is an academy of four courses in fashion design services. Students learn basic skills for working in design services, leadership and organizational skills, basic principles of design, textile characteristics and care, employability skills, relationship of human factors to design services, safe use of tools and equipment, selection of appropriate materials, terminology of the apparel industry, garment construction skills, researching history and culture's effect on design, sketching and free hand drawing, use of technology in the fashion industry, clothing needs for special populations, and creation of an original pattern. The final course focuses on five specialty areas of Fashion Design Services: Window Display, Fashion Design Assistant, Tailor's Assistant, Personal Shopper, and Stylist.


Style!

Lakeland High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2906

726 Hollingsworth Rd
Lakeland, FL  33801

The Style! LHS Fashion Academy, is a unique opportunity for students interested in all aspects of Fashion Design. Students acquire knowledge in design, computer based patternmaking and entreneurship. Students may qualify for the Florida Gold Seal Scholarship while enrolled in this academy.


Technobotics Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

The Technobotics Academy has courses that provide students with a foundation in content and skills associated with robotics and automation, including artificial intelligence, electronics, physics, and principles of engineering, content and skills essential to the design and operation of robotics, including artificial intelligence, sensors, electronic devices, engineering technologies, motion physics, electrical motors, programming, simulation and modeling, and critical thinking skills, manufacturing, topographical considerations. With the Capstone course providing students with extended content and skills essential to the design and operation of autonomous robotic systems in the context of a capstone project. Students will learn to use 3D solid modeling design software to design solutions to problems. TSA (Technology Student Association) enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intra-curricular activities, competitions, and related programs.


Tenoroc Construction Academy

Tenoroc High School


Phone:  (863) 614-9183

4905 Saddle Creek Road
Lakeland, FL  33801

Tenoroc Construction Program, in collaboration with our local business partners, focuses on different aspects of modern building construction through diverse hands-on activities and practices. Students will become equipped with the appropriate knowledge and skills that will enable them to be a successful part of the building construction workforce.


The Dogwoods

Frostproof Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 635-7809

1000 N Palm Ave
Frostproof, FL  33843

The Dogwoods, provides students at FHS the opportunity to design and create a vast array of stylish, fashionable, up to date household items, accessories and personal attire while also embellishing and personalizing ready to wear and handmade items. While concentrating on original custom made designs, students will learn multiple facets of fashion design including entrepreneurship.


TLC Academy

Lake Region High School


Phone:  (863) 297-3099

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

This academy prepares students to understand the nature of child development from conception to school age, with an emphasis on positive development and nurturing of the family at each stage of a child's growth. Parenting Skills prepares students for the multiple roles essential to becoming a model parent and assists children to become effective and productive citizens.Students with the Department of Children and Families Child Care Training 40 hour courses and 5 hour Early Literacy online class that can lead students to job placement in the child care field.


Westwood Agriscience Pre-Academy

Westwood Middle School


Phone:  (863) 965-5484

3520 Avenue J. N.W.
Winter Haven, FL  33881

Students will gain a basic understanding of agriculture while focusing on plants, animals, and natural resources. Students will also learn about the food system and the safety procedures in agriculture systems. Students learn from hands-on activities, work in the classroom, and also through the largest student-run organization in the world, the FFA.


Westwood Communications Pre-Academy

Westwood Middle School


Phone:  (863) 965-5484

3520 Avenue J. N.W.
Winter Haven, FL  33881

Lights-Camera-Action! Video production is a fun and fast paced industry that is growing and expanding every day! This class is designed to provide students with artistic, creative ad historical background in the fields of video, broadcasting and film production. Students will be provided instruction and training in pre-production, production and post production phases of project development using professional equipment and software.


Westwood Culinary Arts Pre-Academy

Westwood Middle School


Phone:  (863) 965-5484

3520 Avenue J. N.W.
Winter Haven, FL  33881

Family and Consumer Science (FACS) and Career Discovery This course is for 6th grade students. In FACS students will learn about life skills, how to communicate with others, make a career plan, children and parenting, management Skills, clothing choices and nutrition. For Careers Discovery we will be learning specifically about 5 different careers, Food Stylist, Event planner, Interior designer, Chef and a Restaurateur, Childcare Provider and Fashion Designer. Hospitality and Tourism and Fundaments of Culinary Careers. This course is for 7th grade students. For Hospitality we study the 5 sections of this industry Food and Beverage, Lodging, Travel, Tourism and Recreation.


Westwood Engineering Pre-Academy

Westwood Middle School


Phone:  (863) 965-5484

3520 Avenue J. N.W.
Winter Haven, FL  33881

This academy is only for 7th and 8th graders. There are 2 tracks offered Engineering and Robotics within this academy. Engineering students will learn the history, and use of technology, along with exposure to different technology used in production techniques. The students learn how energy is changed from one for to another and used to make useable power for the humans. Robotics students learn to build and program robots using Lego EV3. Students learn more complicated programing using VEX Iq robots and Robot C programming. They will also learn how to use a 3d drafting software with the intention is to obtain certification in drafting software. The student will learn the history, and use of technology, along with exposure to different technology used in production techniques.


Winter Haven Medical Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

Winter Haven High School's Medical Academy is a multi-year program. Students study Anatomy and Physiology and continue their education learning about professional behavior and communication, HIPAA, legal and ethical issues, blood borne pathogens, health insurance and more. They are able to perfect their basic medical skills like blood pressure, CPR, first aid, basic assessment skills, phlebotomy and how to perform an Electrocardiogram throughout the program. Upon graduation, students will have the necessary skills and national certifications to obtain entry level employment as a health care professional.