Lake Highland Preparatory School

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Lake Highland Preparatory School
LHPS seal.png
Cultivating Intellect & Character
901 N. Highland Avenue
Orlando, Florida, 32803
United States
28°33′29″N 81°22′19″W / 28.558°N 81.372°W / 28.558; -81.372Coordinates: 28°33′29″N 81°22′19″W / 28.558°N 81.372°W / 28.558; -81.372
School type Private school
Established 1970
Principal Warren Hudson
Grades PK-12
Enrollment 2,500
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Red      and White     
Mascot Highlanders
Highlanders logo

Lake Highland Preparatory School is a 26-acre (110,000 m2) private school in Orlando, Florida that was founded in 1970. It is the largest private school in Orlando. Lake Highland Preparatory School is a Pre-K through 12, coeducational, private, day school situated on a 26-acre (110,000 m2) campus on Lake Highland in the heart of Orlando (901 N. Highland Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803). Lake Highland is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of College and Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. The total enrollment for 2009-2010 is 2,500 students, PK-12.[1]


According to the LHPS website, Lake Highland Preparatory School is dedicated to an academic program that stimulates, inspires and challenges its students. Knowledge and skill acquisition form the basis of our academics. Additionally, carefully planned experiences leading to the awe of discovery, observation, and exploration are key components of the learning process in all disciplines and in all classroom settings.[2]

Science Department[edit]

The science department at Lake Highland sports over 19 classes. Those include 4 different Biology classes, 4 different Chemistry classes, 3 different Physics classes, Engineering, Anatomy, Forensics, 2 different Environmental Science classes, Advanced Marine Research, Biotechnology, and Advanced Research. . [3]

Math Department[edit]

The math department at Lake Highland consists of over 15 classes including Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Statistics, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, and Logic and Semantics. Lake Highland requires students take 4 straight years of math.[4]

Mission statement[edit]

"Within an atmosphere of love, concern and mutual respect, Lake Highland Preparatory School is committed to instilling Christian values, to inspiring patriotism, to developing future leaders, and to preparing students for college and lifetime learning through academically challenging programs and affirming competitive experiences."[5]

Notable alumni[edit]

Noted former students include:

Key Staff[edit]

  • Warren P. Hudson, President
  • James W. Bartlett, CFO/VP
  • Susan B. Clayton, VP Of Advancement
  • Jeffrey S. Turner; Asst. To President
  • Mike Jakubisin, Director of Upper School
  • David Bernatavitz, Director of Middle School
  • Deborah Parker DeLoach, Director of Lower School
  • Francis Prendergast, Director of Athletics



Ann Mills, Director of Admissions

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