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Academy at the Lakes

Academy at the Lakes is a private-independent not for profit school governed by a Board of Trustees. Academy at the Lakes was founded in 1992 as a nondenominational, co-ed, Junior Kindergarten  12th grade college preparatory school. Academy at the Lakes is located on two neighboring campuses (JK - 4th grade on the Wendlek Campus and 5th  12th grade on the McCormick Campus) in the northern suburbs of Tampa (Land O Lakes). Academy at the Lakes builds an uncommon educational experience by providing a strong sense of community where relationships are meant to last a lifetime. Our mission is: Academy at the Lakes is a learning community of shared values dedicated to the success of each individual at school, in the community, and in the world. We celebrate the love of learning and the joy in the journey.

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Academy at the Lakes
School Location
Address 2220 Collier Pkwy
Land O'Lakes, FL 34639
County Pasco
Contact Information
Administrator Robert Sullivan
Director of Admissions
Phone 813-909-7919
Fax 813-949-0563
School Information
Grade Levels Preschool
Middle School
High School
Specific Grades Supported Prekindergarten - Grade 12
Total Enrollment 350
Student / Teacher Ratio 15:1
Gender Coed
School Type Nonsectarian
Annual Tuition $8,000 - $12,000
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