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:  Jay Schnoor
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.

Crystal Academy of Science and Engineering

Crystal Lake Middle School

Lead Teacher:  David Dowdy
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

2018-19 The Lakeland Highlands Middle School Pre-Academies have a choice of seven exciting tracks: AER (Aviation, Engineering, Robotics), Culinary, Medical, Video Game Design, A&E (Arts & Entertainment), Media Design, and Agriculture.

Mulberry Robotics Academy

Mulberry High School

Lead Teacher:  Mark Schuh
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:  Michael 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.


Winter Haven High School

Lead Teacher:  Dominique Hall
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.