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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Highlands County, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Highlands County, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 532   (1.73%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 356   (1.15%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 775   (2.51%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,539   (4.99%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,340   (4.35%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,514   (4.91%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,188   (3.85%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,202   (3.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 9,855   (31.97%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 2,204   (7.15%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,396   (14.26%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,268   (4.11%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,800   (9.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,056   (3.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 604   (1.96%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 196   (0.64%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 316   (0.92%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 220   (0.64%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 585   (1.71%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 1,244   (3.63%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,176   (3.43%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,517   (4.43%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,513   (4.42%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,570   (4.58%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 12,662   (36.96%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 3,033   (8.85%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 4,395   (12.83%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,850   (5.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,629   (7.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,032   (3.01%)
  • Professional School Degree: 408   (1.19%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 112   (0.33%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Highlands County, Florida)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 562

5 to 9 years : 4,351

10 to 14 years : 4,126

15 to 17 years : 2,698

18 and 19 years : 1,258

20 to 24 years : 819

25 to 34 years : 398

35 years and over : 539

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 159

5 to 9 years : 492

10 to 14 years : 319

15 to 17 years : 230

18 and 19 years : 139

20 to 24 years : 67

25 to 34 years : 349

35 years and over : 280

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,166

5 to 9 years : 256

10 to 14 years : 283

15 to 17 years : 125

18 and 19 years : 655

20 to 24 years : 3,464

25 to 34 years : 7,847

35 years and over : 64,459


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Highlands County, Florida

  • Highlands County School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5564, Students: 12,136 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Highlands County, Florida

  • Sebring Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 500 E Center Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5700, Students: 819 )

  • Sun 'n Lake Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 4515 Ponce De Leon Boulev, Sebring, FL 33872, Phone: (863) 471-5464, Students: 806 )

  • Fred Wild Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1910 S Highlands Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5400, Students: 777 )

  • Woodlawn Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 817 Woodlawn Dr, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5444, Students: 761 )

  • Avon Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 705 W Winthrop Street, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 452-4355, Students: 732 )

  • Lake Placid Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 101 Green Dragon Drive W, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5070, Students: 732 )

  • Cracker Trail Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 8200 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875, Phone: (863) 471-5777, Students: 724 )

  • Avon Park Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 401 S Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 452-4333, Students: 700 )

  • Hill-gustat Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 4700 Schumacher Road, Sebring, FL 33872, Phone: (863) 471-5437, Students: 643 )

  • Lake Placid Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 201 S Tangerine Drive, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5030, Students: 632 )

  • Park Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 327 E Palmetto Street, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 452-4373, Students: 610 )

  • Lake Country Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 516 County Road 29, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5050, Students: 544 )

  • Hopewell Academy For The Arts


    ( Grades: 2-7, Location: 100 E 4th Street, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 452-6818, Students: 63 )

  • Highlands County Superintendent's Office


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5564, Students: 39 )

  • Florida Environmental Institute


    ( Grades: 9-10, Location: 122 Ranch Road, Venus, FL 33960, Phone: (863) 699-3785, Students: 23 )

  • The Academy At Youth Care Lane


    ( Grades: 6-11, Location: 4121 Youth Care Lane, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5457, Students: 23 )

  • Non-public Migrant School


    ( Location: 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5564, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Highlands County, Florida

  • Sebring High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 3514 Kenilworth Boulevard, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 471-5500, Students: 1,608 )

  • Avon Park High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 700 E Main Street, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 452-4311, Students: 1,127 )

  • Lake Placid High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 202 Green Dragon Drive, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-5010, Students: 796 )

  • Avon Park Youth Developmental Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 242 South Boulevard, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 452-3815, Students: 190 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Highlands County, Florida

  • South Florida Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 2,787; Location: 00 W College Dr, Avon Park, FL 33825, Web: http://www.southflorida.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Highlands County, Florida

  • Walker Memorial Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1525 W Avon Blvd, Avon Park, FL 33825, Phone: (863) 453-3131, Students: 215 )

  • Heartland Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1160 Persimmon Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 385-3850, Students: 169 )

  • Lakeview Christian School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 503 Kent Avenue, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 465-0313, Students: 99 )

  • Grace Academy


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 3704 Valerie Blvd, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone: (863) 386-1020, Students: 62 )

  • Montessori Children's School, Inc.


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 9 Lakeview Street, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-1164, Students: 15 )

  • American Heritage Private School


    ( Grades: 2-12, Location: 116 Dunty Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852, Phone: (863) 699-1685, Students: 10 )

Academic Libraries In Highlands County, Florida

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Highlands County, Florida

  • Avon Park Public Library


    100 N Museum Avenue, Avon Park, FL 33825

  • Lake Placid Memorial Library


    205 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852

  • Sebring Public Library


    319 West Center Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Highlands County, Florida


  • Sebring Main Street Inc


    Po Box 1243, Sebring, FL 33870

  • Sebring Race Museum Inc


    113 Midway Dr, Sebring, FL 33870

  • Sebring-ridge Museum Inc


    Po Box 903, Sebring, FL 33870

  • The Historical Society Of Avon Park


    3 N Museum Ave, Avon Park, FL 33825
    http://hsaponline.org

(updated 2014)



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