County Schools have been recognized by the Florida Department of Education
as a model district for its Blueprint for Career Preparation plan.
Tech-prep programs begin at the eighth-grade level and allow students to
prepare for either a trade or post-secondary education by enrolling in a
variety of vocational programs while attending regular classes. Courses
are offered in electronics, computer technology, welding and mechanical
The Lake County School Board
is located at 201 W.
Burleigh Boulevard in Tavares. The following is a list of Lake
County Public Schools and their contact information. For more information about Lake
County Schools including individual school grades and FCAT scores, visit
their website at:
There are over a dozen private schools serving Lake County, the largest
being Montverde Academy, offering dormitory style housing in a picturesque
setting. There are several Montessori Christian-centered schools
throughout the county, including Montessori N.E.S.T. in Mount Dora.
The Mount Dora Christian Home
and Bible School currently enrolls students from Pre-School to Grade
12. They employ Certified Christian teachers with a College Prep
curriculum. They also have a quality fine arts program and an
extensive athletic program. Click
Here to visit the Mount Dora Christian Home and Bible School website.
LAKE-SUMTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Founded in 1962, Lake-Sumter Community College now serves more than 10,000
students annually at its main campus in Leesburg and its 40-acre Sumter
Center in Sumterville. LSCC offers two-year degree programs for the
Associate in Arts (A.A.) transfer degree, Associate in Science (A.S.)
degree and Certificate programs in such disciplines as Business Data
Processing and Dental Hygiene. Associate in Science degree programs are
offered in over 15 disciplines including Business Administration, Computer
Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Financial Services, Fire Science,
Graphic Design and Nursing.
Lake Sumter Community College
completed their new 60,000 square foot South Campus in 2002, in
partnership with the University of Central Florida. The partnership with
UCF allows students to receive Associate of Arts Degrees in Elementary
Education and R.N. and B.S.N. programs where credits earned can be
transferred to UCF through their "2+2" program. The south campus also
offers A.S. degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science and
plans to offer Hospitality Management and Sports Training. You can visit
the Lake Sumter Community College website at
LAKE TECHNICAL CENTER
Lake Technical Center, Eustis, Florida is a post-secondary technical
education facility of the Lake County School District, providing
certificate programs, part-time short-term classes, online classes, adult
general education, and support services for business and industry. LTC's
mission is to "meet the educational needs of the community by offering a
variety of high quality vocational and technical training opportunities.
The school focuses on turning today's dreams into tomorrow's successes."
The Commission of the
Council on Occupational Education accredits LTC. Financial aid is
available and most programs are approved for VA. The main campus is
located at 2001 Kurt Street, Eustis, Florida 32726.