The Vanguard School

22000 Highway 27,
Lake Wales, FL, 33859-0338
     Tel: (863)676-6091
Grades: 5 - 12 | 106 students
The mission of the Vanguard School is to provide an individualized program in a nurturing environment which enables students to develop to their fullest capabilities: academically, socially and personally.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported All
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 106 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade The Vanguard School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 6 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, English, Physics  
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Standard - No uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,000
Tuition Notes 2013-2014
% on Financial Aid 50%
Admissions Director Melanie Brockmeier
Admissions Associate Dan Sheppard

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Community Service Clubs, Key Club, Money Management Club, National Honor Society Key Club, Community Service Clubs,
Money Management Club,
National Honor Society,

School Notes:

  • Individualized Learning Paths created for every child
  • Remedial and Advanced Placement Classes Dual Enrollment and 13th Year Available

Profile last updated: 01/29/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Candlelight Christian Academy (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hope Creative School (4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hope Creative School (4 miles away)
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School Reviews

Recommended
6 months ago
Our son is just finishing up his first year of high school and has almost straight A''s and absolutely loves this school. Huge improvement in academics, independence and Social Skills! Having mentors assigned play a huge part. Of course the Principal and teachers are terrific too! I would highly recommend Vanguard to any parent!
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