Public Schools in Highlands County, Florida

There are 23 Public Schools in Highlands County, Florida, serving a population of 100,177 people in an area of 1,017 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 4,355 people, and 1 Public School per 44 square miles.

In Florida, Highlands County is ranked 48th of 67 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 47th of 67 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Highlands County Public Schools

Find Highlands County, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Alternative Unlimited Drop Back In Academy 426 School Street Sebring, FL

Avon Elementary School 705 West Winthrop Street Avon Park, FL

Avon Park High School 700 East Main Street Avon Park, FL

Avon Park Middle School 401 South Lake Avenue Avon Park, FL

Avon Primary School 242 South Boulevard Avon Park, FL

Cracker Trail Elementary School 8200 Sparta Road Sebring, FL

Fred Wild Elementary School 3550 Youth Care Lane Sebring, FL

Highlands Virtual Instruction Program 426 School Street Sebring, FL

Highlands Youth Academy 242 South Boulevard Avon Park, FL

Hill-Gustat Middle School 4700 Schumacher Road Sebring, FL

Lake Country Elementary School 516 County Road 29 Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid Elementary School 101 Green Dragon Drive Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid High School 202 Green Dragon Drive Lake Placid, FL

Lake Placid Middle School 201 South Tangerine Drive Lake Placid, FL

Last Chance Ranch School 122 Ranch House Road Venus, FL

Memorial Elementary School 867 Memorial Drive Avon Park, FL

Park Elementary School 327 East Palmetto Street Avon Park, FL

Sebring High School 3514 Kenilworth Boulevard Sebring, FL

Sebring Middle School 500 East Center Avenue Sebring, FL

Sun 'N Lake Elementary School 4515 Ponce De Leon Boulevard Sebring, FL

The Academy At Youth Care Lane 4121 Youth Care Lane Sebring, FL

The Kindergarten Learning Center 3560 US Highway 27 South Sebring, FL

Woodlawn Elementary School 817 Woodlawn Drive Sebring, FL

About Highlands County Public Schools

Highlands County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Highlands County, FL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Florida, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Highlands County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Highlands County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Highlands County Public School Statistics

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

Highlands County Public School Enrollment
 Highlands CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment721 (66.1%)158,974 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment990 (95.6%)195,549 (85.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)3,576 (94.0%)804,705 (88.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)3,887 (90.2%)812,190 (87.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)3,666 (96.4%)869,834 (89.3%)
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%)