Academy at the Lakes

Land O’Lakes, Florida, USA

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  • Founded in


  • % of international students


  • Average Class Size


  • Student/Teacher Ratio


  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • 25 minutes from Tampa.
  • Nearest International Airport: TPA

Why students ♥ Academy at the Lakes

Academy at the Lakes is a learning community dedicated to the success of each individual at school, in the community, and in the world. It is one of the best high schools in the USA and has nearly 9 acres, being a great choice for international students. The school has very recently hosted students from China, Russia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, South Korea, Thailand, Canada, Italy, Ecuador, Cuba, and others.


AP Courses
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chinese Language & Culture
  • English Literature & Composition
  • European History
  • Physics
  • Spanish Literature
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • U.S. History

ESL/Support Programs

  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Center
Foreign Languages
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • -



Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, So ball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field.


Clubs & Organizations


Art Fair, Choir, Concert Choir, Dance, French Language, Guitar, High School Musical, Karate, Music Ensembles, Variety Show.


College Acceptance


Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Colorado State University, Columbia University,  Cornell University, Florida State University, Georgetown University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard  University, Johns Hopkins University, Marquette University, Michigan State University, New York University,  Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic  Institute, Rochester University of Florida, University of Massachusetts, University of Tampa, Yale University.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. The dorms are beautiful, comfortable, and clean, with 2 students per room.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.