Altamonte Springs, FL Education
If educational opportunities are a personal priority, Altamonte Springs has choices for students at all stages of their education. For students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Seminole County School District has consistently achieved top grades on the annual School Accountability Report from the Florida Department of Education. In addition, the school district was named an “Academically High-Performing School District”.
Several area public elementary schools received the Five Star Award for exemplary community involvement including Lake Orienta Elementary School, Forest City Elementary School and Spring Lake Elementary School. Public middle schools that serve Altamonte Springs are Teague Middle School, South Seminole Middle School and Milwee Middle School. Area public high schools are Lyman High School and Lake Brantley High School. Additionally, Altamonte Springs has a number of private schools ranging from secular schools to those with diverse religious affiliations.
With Orlando right around the corner, Altamonte Springs offers many secondary education opportunities for students seeking non-degree courses to those pursuing professional level degrees and everything in between. The University of Central Florida is one of the largest universities in the nation providing undergraduate, graduate and medical school programs to over 50,000 students. The school offers over 200 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs while the new medical school and research facilities are preparing UCF for continued growth.
Central Florida is also home to many private universities including Barry University Law School. Additionally, the historic Stetson University main campus is located 40 minutes north of Altamonte Springs in DeLand. This private university offers 60 undergraduate majors and minors as well as a college of law located in the Tampa area. The local two-year college, Seminole Community College, offers more than 130 certificate and associate degree programs.