at 901 Highland Ave , 32803
Lake Highland Preparatory School is a private school in Orlando, Florida that was founded in 1970. It is the largest private school in Orlando. Lake Highland Preparatory School is a Pre-K through 12, coeducational, private, day school situated on a campus on Lake Highland in the heart of Orlando (901 N. Highland Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803). Lake Highland is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of College and Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. The total enrollment for 2009-2010 is 2,500 students, PK-12.CurriculumAccording to the LHPS website, Lake Highland Preparatory School is dedicated to an academic program that stimulates, inspires and challenges its students. Knowledge and skill acquisition form the basis of our academics. Additionally, carefully planned experiences leading to the awe of discovery, observation, and exploration are key components of the learning process in all disciplines and in all classroom settings.Science DepartmentThe science department at Lake Highland sports over 19 classes. Those include 4 different Biology classes, 4 different Chemistry classes, 3 different Physics classes, Engineering, Anatomy, Forensics, 2 different Environmental Science classes, Advanced Marine Research, Biotechnology, and Advanced Research.Math DepartmentThe math department at Lake Highland consists of over 15 classes including Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Statistics, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, and Logic and Semantics. Lake Highland requires students take 4 straight years of math.AthleticsLHPS athletic teams are called the Highlanders. Former head football coach Frank Prendergast serves as the school's athletic director. In 2012, 27 of the school's 200 graduating seniors signed to play for college teams. The Highlanders compete in the Florida High School Athletic Association; however, different teams compete in different districts of the FHSAA. For example, the football team competes at the 2B level, while the basketball, baseball, softball, and soccer teams participate in the 3A district. All other teams compete in the 1A district.