Grades: NS-12 | 478 students
Academy at the Lakes was founded in 1992 as a nondenominational, co-ed, PreK3 – 12th grade independent college preparatory day school.
Academy at the Lakes is a learning community of shared values dedicated to the success of each individual at school, in the community, and in the world.
We celebrate the love of learning and the joy in the journey.
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|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-12|
|Total Students||478 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 35%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||64 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Number of AP Courses||17 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 19 / rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition varies per grade level|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Penny Rogers|
|Admissions Associate||Melissa Starkey|
|Total Sports Offered||13 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
- Academy at the Lakes was founded in 1992. Our first class of seniors graduated in 2002. Academy serves more than 470 students in PreK3 through Grade 12. Our campus includes 12 buildings with more than 52,000 square feet on nine acres of lakefront property. We are located on both sides of Collier Parkway in Land O'Lakes, FL, in the northern suburbs of Tampa. The school recently acquired 47 acres near its current campus to be used for future expansion.
- Academy is fully accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS); the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); and the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC). Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
- As a college-preparatory school, we guide our students to be prepared for what lies ahead. This means we offer a challenging, varied core academic curriculum, as well as a wide array of "specials," electives, and activities spanning arts, athletics, public speaking, technology, and more.
Profile last updated: 07/16/2015
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Land O LakesGrades: NS-12 | 216 students
5105 School Rd
Land O Lakes, FL 34638
Land O lakesGrades: PK-KG | 72 students
21404 Carson Dr
Land O lakes, FL 34639
LutzGrades: 3-12 | 10 students
22637 Laureldale Dr
Lutz, FL 33549
LutzGrades: PK-K | 85 students
21360 Lake Floyd Drive
Lutz, FL 33549
LutzGrades: 4-12 | 74 students
1520 Land O Lakes Blvd Suite D
Lutz, FL 33549
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