Kathleen Middle Pre-Academies of Agriscience


Phone:  (863) 853-6040

3627 Kathleen Pines Ave
Lakeland, FL  33810

Areas of Interest:  Agriscience

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


Phone:  (863) 853-6040

3627 Kathleen Pines Ave
Lakeland, FL  33810

Areas of Interest:  Power

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.