Engineering Academies


Architectural Design and Engineering Academy

Auburndale High School


Lead Teacher:  Nick Carroll
Phone:  (863) 965-6200 ext. 259
Fax:  (863) 965-6245

1 Bloodhound Trail
Auburndale, FL  33823

This program prepares students to use CADD technology to design and evaluate engineering drawings for production of a project. The program is also designed to provide the critical link between the design engineering process and manufacturing through the understanding of design principles, material properties, and manufacturing processes.


Bartow Academy of Engineering

Bartow High School


Lead Teacher:  Rodney Tambling
Phone:  (863) 534-7400
Fax:  (863) 534-0077

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The Engineering Academy at BHS is a four-year program of study featuring a high-tech lab which incorporates the latest examples of technology-based equipment, computers and software. The program is a skill-based technology curriculum that translates to college, university and industry to give relevant and comprehensive training regarding the field of Engineering, Architecture and\or Construction. The Academy of Engineering is designed to ensure that students are prepared for post-secondary education majoring in engineering or architecture, as well as entry into related career fields directly after high school.


Modeling + Simulation

Bartow High School International Baccalaureate


Lead Teacher:     
Phone:  (863) 534-7400
Fax:  (863) 534-0077

1270 S Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL  33830

The program focuses on the acquisition of technology skills for rendering modeling and simulation products which include visual simulation and engineering logistics. Students complete a series of projects applying the tools of mathematical modeling and computer simulation to systems that change over time. Students practice data visualization and oral presentation while learning the skills essential for innovating, designing and producing prototypes. The curriculum is integrated with hands-on activities using development tools such as Auto Desk and Solid Works.


Crystal Academy of Science and Engineering

Crystal Lake Middle School


Lead Teacher:  Mark Schuh
Phone:  (863) 499-2970
Fax:  (863) 603-6267

2410 N. Crystal Lake Dr.
Lakeland, FL  33801

Students at Crystal Academy of Science and Engineering will attend specialized magnet infused courses separately housed on Crystal Lake Middle School's campus. Students will have the opportunity to follow a science or engineering academic path and will be prepared for the following high school programs: Project Lead the Way, International Baccalaureate, and Informational Technology.


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.


Lake Region Engineering Academy

Lake Region High School


Lead Teacher:  David Coleman
Phone:  (863) 297-3099
Fax:  (863) 297-3097

1995 Thunder Road
Eagle Lake, FL  33839

The Engineering Academy at LRHS features a high-tech lab which incorporates the latest examples of technology-based equipment, computers and software. Students are immersed in fields that utilize Computer-Aided Design, 3D Modeling and robotics. The program is a skill-based technology curriculum that translates to college, university and industry.


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.


Mulberry Robotics Academy

Mulberry High School


Lead Teacher:     
Phone:  (863) 701-1104
Fax:  (863) 701-1109

1 Panther Place
Mulberry, FL  33860

NEW! More information coming soon.


Engineering Technology Career Academy

Ridge Community High School


Lead Teacher:  Mike Sargent
Phone:  (863) 419-3315
Fax:  (863) 419-3321

500 Orchid Drive
Davenport, FL  33837

The Engineering Academy seeks to expose students to a wide variety of technical areas within the engineering technology career field. The program features AMATROL Integrated Technology concepts. Students are prepared for postsecondary work and the engineering job market.


Stambaugh Pre-Academies

Stambaugh Middle School


Lead Teacher:  Todd Bennett
Phone:  (863) 965-5494
Fax:  (863) 965-5496

226 N. Main St.
Auburndale, FL  33823

The Stambaugh Middle Pre-Academy is comprised of three exciting tracks; Communications, Culinary, and Veterinary Science.


Technobotics

Winter Haven High School


Lead Teacher:  Joshua Cooper
Phone:  (863) 291-5330
Fax:  (863) 297-3024

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

The Technobotics Academy is focused on using applied robotics to inspire tomorrow's leadership in science and technology. As part of the Academy experience, students will be utilizing engaging, hands-on activities, in the first-ever multi-robotic platform training environment in Polk County, to learn about cutting edge and emerging technology and equipment and connect these applications to the world of work.