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The School Board of Highlands County is an organization committed to student Achievement, Accountability and Academics. This web site is designed to provide useful information to parents, employees, and applicants, and to better inform visitors about our school district.

This site is extensive but easy to navigate using our SITE MAP link on the left side menu, or in the footer section found at the bottom of every page.


Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement

"By uniting stakeholders, we will prepare our students to be college and career ready, empower our students to achieve personal excellence, and foster responsible citizens."


Vision Statement

"Leading Together To Achieve Excellence."


2017-2018 First Time Hardship Transfer Application

2017-2018 First Time Hardship Transfer Application

For more information, please view the SBHC Student Assignment, Enrollment and Choice Plan.

District News and Events



    2017-2018 Board Approved School Calendar


    Out-of-Field Teacher Report


    'Citizen Advisory Committee Application'


    **Half Cent Sales Tax Information**



    District Spotlight

    What's New?

    Congratulations to the 2016-2017 SBHC Teacher and School Related Employees of the Year!!!


    ** Highlands County Teacher of the Year - Mason Whidden, HGM


    ** Highlands County School Related Support Employee of the Year - Donna Peavy, APH


    ** Highlands County Principal of the Year - Chris Doty, HGM


    ** Highlands County Assistant Principal of the Year -Shawn West, SMS


    Teach in Heartland
    (Click icon above for Teaching in the Heartland YouTube)


    The External Review Team recommends to the AdvancED Accreditation Commission that the School Board of Highlands County earn the distinction of accreditation by AdvancED!!!

    Advanced Accreditation Team



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Non-Discrimination Statement

"No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, political or religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity; in any employment conditions or practices conducted by the School Board of Highlands County; or with respect to equal access to school facilities."


Financial Transparency


The School Board of Highlands County
Financial Transparency Information

Florida Transparency

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