Public Schools in Lake Wales, Florida

There are 10 Public Schools in Lake Wales, Florida, serving a population of 15,401 people in an area of 19 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,540 people, and 1 Public School per 1 square miles.

In Florida, Lake Wales is ranked 200th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 278th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Lake Wales Public Schools

Find Lake Wales, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Bok Academy 13895 U.s. 27 Lake Wales, FL

Hillcrest Elementary School 1051 Florida 60 Lake Wales, FL

Janie Howard Wilson School 306 Florida Avenue Lake Wales, FL

Lake Wales Senior High School 1 Highlander Way Lake Wales, FL

Mclaughlin Middle School 800 South 4th Street Lake Wales, FL

Mclaughlin Middle School And Fine Arts Academy 800 South 4th Street Lake Wales, FL

Our Children's Academy 555 Burns Avenue Lake Wales, FL

Polk Avenue Elementary School 110 East Polk Avenue Lake Wales, FL

Roosevelt Academy 115 E Street Lake Wales, FL

Spook Hill Elementary School 321 Doctor JA Wiltshire Avenue Lake Wales, FL

About Lake Wales Public Schools

Lake Wales 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 Lake Wales, 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:
  • Lake Wales Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Lake Wales school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Lake Wales Public School Statistics

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

Lake Wales Public School Enrollment
 Lake WalesPolk County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment254 (75.1%)5,369 (65.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment239 (96.8%)7,510 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,001 (94.4%)30,117 (91.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)752 (91.0%)29,773 (88.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)688 (94.5%)31,718 (91.8%)
Lake Wales Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Lake WalesPolk County
Less than 9th Grade Education745 (7.3%)28,433 (6.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,139 (11.2%)42,077 (9.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)3,299 (32.5%)159,148 (35.5%)