Veterinary Academies


Eagle Academy of Veterinary Science

George Jenkins High School


Phone:  (863) 648-3566

6000 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, FL  33813

This academy is a four-year program of study designed to prepare high school students for entry into post-secondary education majoring in Veterinary Sciences, as well as direct entry into a related Veterinary career after high school as a certified veterinary assistant.


Lakeland Veterinary Science Academy

Lakeland High School


Phone:  (863) 499-2900

726 Hollingsworth Rd
Lakeland, FL  33801

Lakeland Academy of Veterinary Science students learn and interact with a wide variety of animals and situations. Student's work in real life practicums in and out of the classroom doing various activities from learning about small and large animals and basic husbandry skills. Students are involved in local fairs (Youth Fair, State Fair, and Strawberry Festival) and compete in FFA career development events to sharpen their skills. Students get the experience of working through internships (SPCA, with local veterinarians, and local ranches). Students run and work our school based enterprise, Doggie Day Care, Thursday of each week throughout the school year. The VSA is equipped with industry standard equipment to house large and small animals. Our facilities include in room library, computer lab, large fish aquarium, & green house in partnership the City of Lakeland.