Facilities
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Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary

815 N. Scenic Highway

Babson Park, FL 33827

Phone: 863-678-4664

Fax: 863-678-4669

Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary is proud to be the “Home of the Gnats.” We are a K-5 school that serves approximately 450 students.

Our mission is to ensure that each student achieves his or her academic potential and becomes secure as an independent learner and critical thinker.  We believe in “Making a difference today for a better world tomorrow.”

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Hillcrest Elementary 

State Road 60 East

Lake Wales, Florida 33853

Phone: 863-678-4215

Fax: 863-678-4086

Hillcrest Elementary is the proud home of the “Hawks” with an enrollment of approximately 675 students.  Our school is Pre-K through 5th grade and we use the Sunshine State Standards to explore and integrate the visual and performing arts within the basic skills.

Our mission is that all Hillcrest Hawks will learn, create, perform, communicate, cooperate, explore, and soar to their highest potential in an encouraging, enriching environment.  We believe that every Hawk will leave the nest seeking the adventure of life-long learning.

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Janie Howard Wilson Elementary

306 Florida Avenue

Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone: 863-678-4211

Fax: 863-678-4217

Janie Howard Wilson Elementary is the proud home of the Silver Streaks. We have a student population of over 450 students in grades Pre-K through 5th grade.

Our school mission is to provide a safe and caring environment where all students can be prepared academically and socially for our future society. We believe in “Learning for All — Whatever it Takes.”

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Polk Avenue Elementary

110 East Polk Avenue

Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone: 863-678-4244

Fax: 863-678-4680

Polk Avenue Elementary is the proud home of the “Cardinals” with over 475 students in grades pre-K-5th. We offer a quality education in all standard curriculum areas with a focus on the Spanish Language and Career Development through an increased use of technology. 

Our mission is to educate and challenge students to discover the leader in themselves; and empowering them to become responsible and contributing citizens.

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Edward W. Bok Academy

13901 HWY 27

Lake Wales, FL 33859

Phone:  863.638.1010

Fax:  863.638.1212

Edward W. Bok Academy is the proud home of the “Knights” with an enrollment of approximately 550 students in grades 6th through 8th.  The beauty of Bok Tower Gardens reinforces Bok Academy’s commitment to teaching about beauty and harmony and the importance of these values. Teaching students to appreciate how beauty permeates the natural world and how attention to aesthetics, beauty, and harmony can transform lives and communities. It is our hope that this educational opportunity will help create young leaders who have a deeper understanding about the structure of knowledge and a deeper desire to live a life of merit.

Our mission is to educate Renaissance thinkers for the digital age.  Bok Academy offers an educational opportunity that exemplifies and honors the life of this philanthropist, who in the 1920s created a sanctuary: a place of beauty, serenity, and peace in Lake Wales. We teach the student what it means to live by the Bok family legacy: “Make the world a bit better and more beautiful for having lived in it.”

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Edward W. Bok Academy North

338 E Central Avenue

Lake Wales, FL 33853

Phone: 863-232-4665

Fax: 863-969-4920

Edward W. Bok Academy North is the proud home of the “Knights” with an enrollment of approximately 600 students in grades 6th through 8th.  The beauty of Bok Tower Gardens reinforces Bok Academy’s commitment to teaching about beauty and harmony and the importance of these values. Teaching students to appreciate how beauty permeates the natural world and how attention to aesthetics, beauty, and harmony can transform lives and communities. It is our hope that this educational opportunity will help create young leaders who have a deeper understanding about the structure of knowledge and a deeper desire to live a life of merit.


Our mission is to educate Renaissance thinkers for the digital age.  Bok Academy North a replication of Bok Academy South also offers an educational opportunity that exemplifies and honors the life of this philanthropist, who in the 1920s created a sanctuary: a place of beauty, serenity, and peace in Lake Wales. We teach the student what it means to live by the Bok family legacy: “Make the world a bit better and more beautiful for having lived in it.”

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Lake Wales High School

#1 Highlander Way

Lake Wales, FL 33853

Grades 9 through 12

Phone: 863-678-4222

Fax: 863-678-4064

Lake Wales High School is the proud home of the “Highlanders” with an enrollment of 1,450 students in grades 9th through 12th.  Lake Wales High is excited about our continued growth toward a career path curriculum designed to meet the individual needs of each of our students. We are excited about education and we will be constantly learning and growing together. We will show our students a caring community by working together and respecting one another.

Our mission is to create a vibrant, internationally minded community where students are encouraged to seek a life of inquiry, reflection and merit.  We invite the parents and community to visit us often and be an active member of our school community all year long.