To determine your school zone, please call or visit the closest Lake Wales Charter Schools school office. Each school office has zone maps and address lists. The “Find Your Zone” on-line tool is no longer available for parents to use. Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, the Polk County Public Schools deleted all zoning information about Lake Wales Charter Schools and other public charter schools.

Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary

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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 500 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.
Our 2014 School Grade = A

Janie Howard Wilson Elementary

306 Florida Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Phone: 863-678-4211
Fax: 863-678-4217
Janie Howard Wilson Elementary, known as the Silver Streaks, has a student population of 601 students in grades Pre-K through 5th grade. Our school focus is environmental academics and future careers. Learning for All — Whatever it Takes! is our mission.
Our 2014 School Grade = D

Hillcrest Elementary

Hillcrest Elementary
State Road 60 East
Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Phone: 863-678-4215
Fax: 863-678-4086
Hillcrest Elementary, with an enrollment of approximately 570 students, will use the Sunshine State Standards to explore and integrate the visual and performing arts within the basic skills. Pre K-Grade 5 students will study multicultural themes to allow for diverse educational opportunities.
Our 2014 School Grade = B

Polk Avenue Elementary

Polk Avenue Elementary
110 East Polk Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Phone: 863-678-4244
Fax: 863-678-4680
Polk Avenue Elementary, home of the Cardinals, has 500 students in grades pre-K-5. 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 2014 School Grade = B

Lake Wales High School

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Lake Wales, FL 33853
Grades 9 through 12
Phone: 863-678-4222
Fax: 863-678-4064
Welcome to Lake Wales High School, home of the Highlanders! With an enrollment of 1,333 students, 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.
We invite the parents and community to visit us often and be an active member of our school community all year long.
Our 2013 School Grade = C
(2014 high school grades to be announced in Fall 2014)

Edward W. Bok Academy

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13901 HWY 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859
Grades 6 through 8
Phone: 863.638.1010
Fax: 863.638.1212

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.

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.”
Our 2014 School Grade = A


What our students say...

“Our school incorporates the best technology, like iPads, into the instructional program to make it the highest possible standard.” – Joshua Collier, 10th grade, April 2012

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