LHP has been recognized as the best college prep private high school in the Orlando area by Niche.com.
It is also among the top 3% of best high schools for STEM in America, the top 6% of best private K-12 schools in America, and the top 4% of best college prep private high schools in America.
The school offers 33 Advanced Placement courses, providing students with the opportunity to experience college-level courses while still in high school.
The graduating class of 2023 consisted of 193 students, who received scholarships worth over $12.9 million and 992 acceptance offers to 245 different colleges and universities.
They also contributed over 36,580 hours of community service during their high school careers.
Additionally, the class of 2023 included 18 National Merit Finalists and 15 National Merit Commended Scholars.
- Top Ranked FL School
- Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
- Enrollment: 2,060 students
- Average class size: 17 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
- He Was a Uniquely Gifted Player:’ NBA Rookie’s roots strong at Lake Highland Prep Brice Sensabaugh’s High School Coach Discusses His Star Player - 07/06/2023Highlighting alum Brice Sensabaugh's '22 basketball career at Lake Highland Prep and his road to the NBA with the Utah Jazz.
- Lake Highland Prep alum Brice Sensabaugh progresses in NBA pre-draft process - 05/24/2023Lake Highland Prep alum Brice Sensabaugh progresses in NBA pre-draft process
- WESH 2 News Meteorologist Kellianne Klass visits Lake Highland | Lake Highland Preparatory School - 03/30/2023In honor of National Women's History Month and celebrating women in STEM, Lake Highland Prep's Middle School welcomed local meteorologist Kellianne Klass to the Charles Clayton Campus to speak to our 7th and 8th grade Highlanders on March 29, 2023. To learn more about the Innovation Institute at LHP's Middle School, please visit www.lhps.org/academics/middle-school/innovation
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% Students of Color
State avg.: 46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
2023-2024 Tuition Prekindergarten $17,900 Kindergarten $18,700 Grades 1-5 $22,100 Grade 6 $25,400 Grades 7-8 $25,250 Grades 9-12 $27,900
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please visit www.highlandersummer.org for summer camp programs and costs.
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- From prekindergarten through 12th grade, Highlanders receive an unparalleled education with long-lasting life lessons rooted in integrity, grit, and grace. Established in 1970, the school`s strong educational tradition focuses on developing young scholars with empathy for others, pride in our country, curiosity to innovate, confidence to lead, and perseverance to conquer life`s challenges.
- Discover more about Lake Highland by visiting www.lhps.org.
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Brice Sensabaugh '22 - Drafted to the NBA's Ohio Jazz in June 2023
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
Who are famous alumni from Lake Highland Preparatory School?
Lake Highland Preparatory School famous alumni include: Brice Sensabaugh '22.
Does Lake Highland Preparatory School offer a summer program?
Yes, Lake Highland Preparatory School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Lake Highland Preparatory School offer?
Lake Highland Preparatory School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Lake Highland Preparatory School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Florida for most sports offered.
What is Lake Highland Preparatory School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Lake Highland Preparatory School?
The application deadline for Lake Highland Preparatory School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
My daughter is now in 6th grade and going into her 2nd year at Lake Highland. Having been in private schools since preschool, nothing can compare to our outstanding experience at LHP. From the incredible facilities to the supremely talented faculty, my daughter is inspired daily to be a lifelong learner and is already planning for which 4-year university she wants to attend! She began mentoring younger students last year and is encouraged to take on leadership roles whenever possible. The school creates opportunities for students to learn and lead so they can be well-equipped to take these skills out into the world as adults. I see the results of enrolling my child at LHP and it's absolutely amazing to watch her growth in just one year!! No other school has been able to accomplish this. And I can say this as someone who has worked in education for over 20+ years. Lake Highland is where it's at! A++ for the school of innovation and opportunity!! Go Highlanders!
I am a present student at Lake Highland and I have to say that this school is one of the best in the country. Each student is given so many opportunities to unleash their potential and their College and Career Center is wonderful. It takes the nervousness out of the college selection process. I have met many people that will be my life long friends. In my opinion, the only problem is their use of millions, and I mean like ten million dollars, to build a house for the president or new gym "renovations" . The gym renovations consist of just a new front to the gym aswell as a smaller locker room with a few more showers. I was able to see how much money was spent just on the new President's house alone and it almost made me gag. That money could have been put toward having a set of textbooks in every classrooms which is a problem. Many reviews of this school will say that this school is full of a bunch of rich, snotty, white kids. This is true to an extent. There are those kids who think of themselves higher than everyone else but there will be those types of kids at any school you go to. Over all this is the best school I have attended.
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