Oviedo, FL Education
If educational opportunities are a personal priority, Oviedo 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. Accordingly, the school district was named an “Academically High-Performing School District”.
Oviedo area public schools strive for the top at all levels. Area elementary schools include Evans Elementary, Partin Elementary, Douglas Stenston Elementary and Lawton Elementary which is recipient of the Five Star award and the Golden School award from the Florida Department of Education. The middle schools that serve the area are Jackson Heights Middle and Lawton Chiles Middle. Oviedo High School is nationally ranked by Newsweek and has a highly ranked athletic program. Also, Oviedo has a number of private schools ranging from secular schools to those with diverse religious affiliations.
With Orlando right around the corner, Oviedo 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 degree 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 about 40 minutes north of Oviedo 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.