Welcome to Cracker Trail Elementary

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Parent Survey

In an effort to improve system practices, Cracker Trail Elementary School is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the survey, please go to this link. Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.


Teacher of the Year & Support Person of the Year
We are proud to announce Mrs. Kelly Skalski (3rd Grade Teacher) and Mrs. Patsy Martinez (bookkeeper) as our Teacher and Support Person of the '13-'14 school year!

Back to School 2013!
We will post all information regarding the 13-14 school year here.



Be There Parent Tip: January 2014
Start the new year off by connecting with your child in meaningful ways during the every day moments of life. Turn the ordinary into extraordinary.

"Like" us on Facebook!
Cracker Trail is now on Facebook. "Like" us to see all of the happenings around the school, photos and more! We are excited to be part of this social media site.


Established in 1991 and named for its proximity to the Florida Cracker Trail, Cracker Trail Elementary School is one of Highlands County's top elementary schools. This year we are proud to celebrate 20 consecutive years of Mustang excellence. We have the most involved parents, a dedicated staff and the very best students all of which contribute to our success. You can find us here in the heart of Highlands County.

Our MISSION as educators, with the cooperative efforts of students, parents, and community as partners is to address the varying modes of learning and to provide an environment, which will enable each student to develop thinking, problem solving, and communication skills that prepare all students to be responsible and productive members of a diverse society.

Our VISION at Cracker Trail Elementary School is to continually strive to be a technology school that recognizes each student as an individual. Our instruction will meet the diverse needs of each student by providing a blend of the best methods and processes with the most effective techniques and materials, thus preparing our students to become healthy, productive citizens as members of an ever-changing global community.

Cracker Trail Elementary School | School Board of Highlands County | 8200 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875 | PH (863) 471.5777 | FAX (863) 471.5785  

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