Education

  1. Lake Wales Charter Schools

    Our schools seek to inspire, teach, change, create, explore, prepare and challenge students. The campuses are bright, clean, friendly, interesting, fun learning environments. our six schools have individual personalities and differences, but they all strive to help our students achieve their potential as they move through the K-12 system.

  2. Polk State College

    Polk State College, established in 1964, is a multi-campus institution serving over 20,000 students with Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, as well as a wide range of certificate and workforce training options. The College also operates three charter high schools.

  3. Ridge Career Center

    Ridge Career Center will assess, prepare, and place individuals in successful and rewarding careers in an increasingly competitive and changing employment market.

  4. Traviss Career Center

    Traviss Career Center educates and prepares students for success in a changing workplace.

  5. Warner University

    The mission of Warner University is to graduate individuals who exemplify academic excellence and Christian character, who are prepared to lead and committed to serve.

  6. Webber International University

    he University’s mission is to offer students an array of business, liberal arts and sciences, and pre-professional programs of study that create a life transforming educational opportunity which is practical in its application, global in its scope, and multi-disciplinary in its general education core. Students will acquire depth of knowledge and expertise in their chosen field of study, balanced by breadth of knowledge across various disciplines. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing oral and written communication, and critical thinking skills.

  7. Polk County Schools

    The Mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students. There are three Polk County Schools in the Lake Wales area, McLaughlin Middle School and Fine Arts Academy, Spook Hill Elementary and Roosevelt Academy.