Aerospace Academies


Central Florida Aerospace Academy

Located at Sun 'n Fun at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
an Extension of

Kathleen High School


Lead Teacher:  Keith Smith
Phone:  (863) 413-3620
Fax:  (863) 647-4764

4141 Medulla Road
Lakeland, FL  33811

The Central Florida Aerospace Academy and its partnership with the local aviation community will prepare its students for future careers in aviation and engineering. The curriculum emphasizes AP core-classes, science, math and technology. Students will have hands-on experiences with airplanes, avionics, engines, robots, engineering projects and an opportunity to fly. Our Mission Statement: Through a combination of relevant academic experiences, collaboration with the local aerospace community, and an aviation focus, all students will engage in a rigorous college preparatory program that will maximize the potential for successful careers.


LHMS Pre-Academies

Lakeland Highlands Middle School


Lead Teacher:  Tammy Epperson
Phone:  (863) 648-3500
Fax:  (863) 648-3580

740 Lake Miriam Dr
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Lakeland Highlands Middle School Pre-Academies have a choice of six exciting tracks; AER(Aviation, Engineering, Robotics), Culinary, Medical, Video Game Development, A&E (Arts & Entertainment) and Media Design. These tracks provide middle school students with real-world exposure to career specific curriculum through electives.