IT Academies


Digital Graphix Academy

Auburndale High School


Phone:  (863) 965-6200 ext. 259

1 Bloodhound Trail
Auburndale, FL  33823

Prepare for a career in areas of promotinal graphics, digital design or TV broadcast while earning industry certifcations inAdobe products such as: Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign and Illustrator. Students will produe the morning news, compete in film festivals and make original films. This program was awarded the Medallion Award from the Sunshine State School Public Relation Association for the student competition that produced our new school district logo and tagline, "Students First.".


Hospitality and Marketing Academy

Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School


Phone:  (863) 285-1180

700 Edgewood Dr N
Fort Meade, FL  33841

The Hospitality Academy, offers courses in culinary arts for students in 7th - 12th grade. Through the academy students gain knowledge in all aspects of culinary hospitality including health / sanitation basics through final presentation. Students can earn the SafeServe certification along with other areas of interest and have the opportunity to intern at some of the top local attractions including Streamsong and Legoland. The Marketing Academy provides opportunities for our students who have expressed an interest in developing business and technology skills through computer application classes. This program will allow students to gain knowledge and the ability to use business persuasion in branding a product.


Customer Service Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St SE
Winter Haven, FL  33880

This academy provides students with the opportunity to develop practical skills across a range of working roles, as well as providing global and local perspectives on travel and tourism, people, environments and economies. Learners gain an overview of the industry, including popular destinations, customer care, working procedures, travel and tourism products and services, and marketing and promotion.


Cyber Security Academy

Winter Haven High School


Phone:  (863) 291-5330

600 6th St Se
Winter Haven, FL  33880

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity-related careers in the Information Technology career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of cybersecurity.