Private Schools in Highlands County, Florida

There are 8 Private Schools in Highlands County, Florida, serving a population of 100,177 people in an area of 1,017 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 12,522 people, and 1 Private School per 127 square miles.

In Florida, Highlands County is ranked 25th of 67 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 37th of 67 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Highlands County Private Schools

Find Highlands County, Florida private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


American Heritage Private School 140 Dunty Road Lake Placid, FL

Central Florida Academy 111 East Pine Street Avon Park, FL

Highlands University Preparatory School 1160 Persimmon Avenue Sebring, FL

Lake Placid Christian School 148 East Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL

Lakeview Christian School 503 Kent Avenue Lake Placid, FL

Parkview Pre-K 507 Rich Street Avon Park, FL

St Catherine Catholic School 747 South Franklin Street Sebring, FL

Walker Memorial Academy 1525 West Avon Boulevard Avon Park, FL

About Highlands County Private Schools

Highlands County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Highlands County, FL. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Florida Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Florida State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Highlands County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Highlands County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Highlands County private school test scores

Highlands County Private School Statistics

Find Highlands County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Highlands County Private School Enrollment
 Highlands CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment369128,990
Kindergarten Enrollment46 (4.4%)33,023 (14.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)227 (6.0%)109,790 (12.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)420 (9.8%)114,662 (12.4%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)136 (3.6%)104,615 (10.7%)
Highlands County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Highlands CountyFlorida
Less than 9th Grade Education4,797 (6.3%)733,714 (5.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)7,398 (9.7%)1,053,634 (7.3%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)27,985 (36.7%)4,170,468 (29.0%)