Highlands County School District

  • 426 SCHOOL ST
  • SEBRING, FL 33870
  • (863) 471-5564
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate63.6%66.9%
Dropout Rate4.4%3.3%
Per Pupil Spending$9,068$8,995
Students Per Teacher13.414.1
Number of Schools19-
Number of Students12,249-
Number of (FTE) Teachers916-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment12,24913.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students106
Kindergarten Students983
1st Grade Students988
2nd Grade Students950
3rd Grade Students956
4th Grade Students901
5th Grade Students944
6th Grade Students948
7th Grade Students909
8th Grade Students953
9th Grade Students1,196
10th Grade Students833
11th Grade Students771
12th Grade Students659
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native70
Asian or Pacific Islander203
Hispanic3,431
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,118
White (Non-Hispanic)5,899
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male6,058
Female5,663

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers91613.4
Prekindergarten Teachers9-
Kindergarten Teachers55-
Elementary Teachers278-
Secondary Teachers361-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes213-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides140
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors26
Elementary8
Secondary18
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians16
Library Support Staff13
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff632
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators14
LEA Administrative Support Staff116
School Administrators47
School Administrative Support Staff50
Student Support Services57
Other Support Services Staff348

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$134,894,000-
Total Local Revenues$62,312,00046.2%
Property Tax$51,635,00038.3%
School Lunch$2,008,0001.5%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$9,0000.01%
District Activity Receipts$3,519,0002.6%
Rents and Royalties$8,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$1,943,0001.4%
Private Contributions$15,0000.01%
Miscellaneous$3,175,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$58,109,00043.1%
General Formula Assistance$20,495,00015.2%
Staff Improvement Programs$288,0000.2%
Special Education Programs$6,984,0005.2%
Bilingual Education Programs$1,339,0001.0%
Gifted and Talented Programs$1,087,0000.8%
Vocational Education Programs$918,0000.7%
School Lunch Programs$125,0000.09%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$4,104,0003.0%
Transportation Programs$2,844,0002.1%
Other Programs$19,925,00014.8%
Total Federal Revenues$14,473,00010.7%
Through State - Title I$3,320,0002.5%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,860,0002.1%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$62,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$208,0000.2%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$293,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$4,448,0003.3%
Through State - Other$2,851,0002.1%
Direct - Other$431,0000.3%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$112,455,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$61,263,00054.5%
Total Support Services Expenditures$44,329,00039.4%
Student Support$6,395,0004.7%
Instructional Staff Support$8,578,0006.4%
General Administration Support$1,174,0000.9%
School Administration Support$6,869,0005.1%
Operation and Maintenance Support$12,820,0009.5%
Student Transportation Support$5,585,0004.1%
Other Support Services$2,908,0002.2%
Total Other Expenditures$6,863,0006.1%
Food Services$6,863,0005.1%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 63.6%
Total Diploma Count 665
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 39
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121604.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Highlands County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 19
  • Students: 12,249
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 916
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AVON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
705 West Winthrop St
Avon Park, FL
Public | PK-5
596 14.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
AVON PARK HIGH SCHOOL
700 East Main St
Avon Park, FL
Public | 9-12
1,048 16.6

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
AVON PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
401 South Lake Ave
Avon Park, FL
Public | 6-8
694 15.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
CRACKER TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8200 Sparta Rd
Sebring, FL
Public | KG-5
728 16.0

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FRED WILD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3550 Youth Care Ln
Sebring, FL
Public | PK-5
488 12.8

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HIGHLANDS VIRTUAL SCHOOL PROGRAM
426 School St
Sebring, FL
Public | KG-12
14 -

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HILL-GUSTAT MIDDLE SCHOOL
4700 Schumacher Rd
Sebring, FL
Public | 6-9
697 18.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
LAKE COUNTRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
516 County Rd 29
Lake Placid, FL
Public | PK-5
538 14.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
LAKE PLACID ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
101 Green Dragon Dr
Lake Placid, FL
Public | PK-5
737 14.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
LAKE PLACID HIGH SCHOOL
202 Green Dragon Dr
Lake Placid, FL
Public | 9-12
794 16.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
LAKE PLACID MIDDLE SCHOOL
201 South Tangerine Ave
Lake Placid, FL
Public | 6-8
611 16.5

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MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
867 Memorial Dr
Avon Park, FL
Public | KG-5
612 13.6

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PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
327 East Palmetto St
Avon Park, FL
Public | PK-5
548 15.2

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SEBRING HIGH SCHOOL
3514 Kenilworth Blvd
Sebring, FL
Public | 8-12
1,619 19.1

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SEBRING MIDDLE SCHOOL
500 East Center Ave
Sebring, FL
Public | 6-8
793 16.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
SUN 'N LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4515 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Sebring, FL
Public | PK-5
692 15.2

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THE ACADEMY AT YOUTH CARE LANE
4121 Youth Care Ln
Sebring, FL
Public | 6-12
17 -

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THE KINDERGARTEN LEARNING CENTER SCHOOL
3560 Us Hwy 27s
Sebring, FL
Public | KG
334 14.5

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WOODLAWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
817 Woodlawn Dr
Sebring, FL
Public | PK-12
537 14.1

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