Highlands School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 23 public schools managed by Highlands School District serving 12,374 students in Sebring, Florida.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Highlands School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Sebring The Academy At Youth Care Lane Alternative School
    4121 Youth Care Ln
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5567

    Grades: 6-12 | 10 students
  • Avon Park Avon Elementary School
    705 Winthrop St
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863)452-4355

    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
  • Avon Park Avon Park High School
    700 E Main St
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863)452-4311

    Grades: 9-12 | 1020 students
  • Avon Park Avon Park Middle School
    401 S Lake Ave
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863)452-4333

    Grades: 6-8 | 728 students
  • Sebring Cracker Trail Elementary School
    8200 Sparta Rd
    Sebring, FL 33875
    (863)471-5777

    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
  • Sebring Fred Wild Elementary School
    3550 Youth Care Ln
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5400

    Grades: PK-5 | 612 students
  • Sebring Highlands County Hospital/homebound Program Special Education School
    426 School St
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5555

    Grades: K-12 | 11 students
  • Sebring Highlands County Schools Jail Program High School Alternative School
    426 School St
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5555

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Sebring Highlands Virtual Franchise
    426 School St
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5555

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • Sebring Highlands Virtual Instruction Program
    426 School St
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5555

    Grades: K-12 | 24 students
  • Sebring Hill-gustat Middle School
    4700 Schumacher Rd
    Sebring, FL 33872
    (863)471-5437

    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
  • Sebring The Kindergarten Learning Center
    3560 Us Highway 27 S
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)314-5281

    Grades: PK-K | 339 students
  • Lake Placid Lake Country Elementary School
    516 County Road 29
    Lake Placid, FL 33852
    (863)699-5050

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Lake Placid Lake Placid Elementary School
    101 Green Dragon Dr
    Lake Placid, FL 33852
    (863)699-5070

    Grades: PK-5 | 843 students
  • Lake Placid Lake Placid High School
    202 Green Dragon Dr
    Lake Placid, FL 33852
    (863)699-5010

    Grades: 9-12 | 821 students
  • Lake Placid Lake Placid Middle School
    201 S Tangerine Ave
    Lake Placid, FL 33852
    (863)699-5030

    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
  • Avon Park Memorial Elementary School
    867 Memorial Dr
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863)784-0200

    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
  • Sebring Non-enrolled Pk Exceptional Ed Program Elementary School Special Education School
    426 School St
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5555

    Grades: PK | 24 students
  • Avon Park Park Elementary School
    327 E Palmetto St
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863)452-4373

    Grades: PK-5 | 520 students
  • Sebring Sebring High School
    3514 Kenilworth Blvd
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1604 students
  • Sebring Sebring Middle School
    500 E Center Ave
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5700

    Grades: 6-8 | 763 students
  • Sebring Sun 'n Lake Elementary School
    4515 Ponce De Leon Blvd
    Sebring, FL 33872
    (863)471-5464

    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
  • Sebring Woodlawn Elementary School
    817 Woodlawn Dr
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)471-5444

    Grades: PK-12 | 567 students

Overview

School District NameHighlands School District
# of Schools23
# of Students12,374
# of Teachers771
Student : Teacher Ratio16
# of Male Students6,075
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students6,299
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.67
# of American Indian Students38
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students198
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students4,137
% Hispanic Students
33%
# of Black Students2,115
% Black Students
17%
# of White Students5,429
% White Students
44%
# of Hawaiian Students6
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students451
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:186
# of Students in Kindergarten:998
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,042
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,059
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,035
# of Students in 4th Grade:880
# of Students in 5th Grade:957
# of Students in 6th Grade:898
# of Students in 7th Grade:965
# of Students in 8th Grade:894
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,243
# of Students in 10th Grade:947
# of Students in 11th Grade:630
# of Students in 12th Grade:640
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Highlands School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 60% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highlands School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highlands School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
68%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Highlands School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,088 in this school district is less than the state average of $12,987. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,353 is less than the state average of $13,734. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (FL)
Total Revenue$122 MM$132 MM
This chart display total revenue of Highlands School District and average revenue for each school distric in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$125 MM$140 MM
This chart display total spending of Highlands School District and average spending for each school distric in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,088$12,987
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Highlands School District and average revenue per public school student in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,353$13,734
This chart display average spending per public school student in Highlands School District and average spending per public school student in FL by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Highlands School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.67, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Sun 'n Lake Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.