Legal Academies


Academy of Legal Studies

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

The Academy of Legal Studies, nationally accredited model academy, will provide students with career and college opportunities in the field of law. College-bound students will find numerous higher education opportunities in law, including public administration, political studies, and law school. Through a combination of articulation agreements and dual enrollment, students will be able to earn college credit. Academy students are called upon to perform in-class debates regarding current legal issues. The practice of legal research and writing is also emphasized. Students gain access to local professionals in the legal field, including court reporters, judges, attorneys, politicians and legal assistants.


Criminal Justice, Law and Career Academy

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2655

1100 Red Devil Way
Lakeland, FL  33815

The academy assists students in acquiring an understanding the American legal and criminal justice systems. The academy provides an opportunity for student to participate in hands-on training and prepares students to explore the wide range of career opportunities related to criminal justice and law.


CSI Pre Criminal Justice Academy

Sleepy Hill Middle School


Phone:  (863) 815-6577

2215 Sleepy Hill Rd
Lakeland, FL  33810

The Pre-Criminal Justice Academy, is the perfect program for students who want to explore the world of criminal justice, the law and crime scene investigation. In addition to their core classes, students are immersed in criminal justice technology.