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The School Board of Highlands County is an organization committed to student Achievement, Accountability and Academics. Highlands County is located in the center of the Sunshine State with a diverse population of roughly 100,000.

Mission Statement:

All employees of the School Board of Highlands County will partner with students, families, and the community, to prepare our students for a successful future by building a strong foundation for responsible citizenship, preparation for college and careers, and empowerment to achieve personal excellence.

Vision Statement:

Transforming Today’s Learners into Tomorrow’s Leaders

Graduation Events

Avon Park High - May 24, 2019 - 7:00 PM - South Florida State College

Highlands Virtual School - May 17, 2019 - 5:30 PM - Circle Theater

Lake Placid High - May 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM - South Florida State College

Sebring High - May 25, 2019 - 9:00 AM - Highlands Today Center

School Board of Highlands County

426 School Street

Sebring, FL 33870

Phone: 863-471-5555

Fax: 863-471-5600

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


HCESPA Negotiations Meeting Notification

HCEA Negotiations Meeting Notification

Non-Discrimination Statement

Except as provided by law, The School Board of Highlands County shall not on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, or genetic information, exclude individuals from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity in any employment condition or practice, or be denied equal access to school facilities if the organization is The Boy Scouts of America or other patriotic youth groups.

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The Public Records Custodian for the School Board of Highlands County is:

Andrew Lethbridge, Deputy Superintendent

426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870


Phone: (863) 471-5734

Fax: (863) 471-5673


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