Lake County Schools
Lake County Schools
Welcome to Lake County School District! We're very proud of our District that includes 43 schools with 2,988 teachers serving 42,000 students. We invite you to come see all that we have to offer! Lake County is located an hour north of Orlando, Disney World, Universal Studios and two hours away from the Gulf or Atlantic Coast. Lake County is known for its beautiful, diverse landscape and terrain ranging from 0 to 315 feet above sea level. With rolling hills dotted by houses in the south to the pristine flora of "Old Florida" in the north, the striking physical beauty of Lake County has captured the hearts and imagination of many. With an array of dynamic features that includes more than 1,000 lakes and rivers, Lake County continues to attract thousands of visitors annually. Today, Lake County is a different place. Expansive parks and recreational facilities, and higher paying jobs are the key reasons. A booming population has led to a surge of new housing construction. Tourism is at an all-time high. Visitors flock to antique shopping areas and cruise on the many lakes. Sports enthusiasts experience the adrenaline rush found at several competition water-ski schools and a nationally recognized triathlon training center. For all these reasons, Lake County is a different kind of community. County government working hand in hand with businesses, civic groups, organizations and city leaders resulted in these positive changes. Together, the leaders of the community and its citizens are continuously striving to make Lake County a wonderful place to live, work, and play! Lots of Reasons to Love Teaching in Lake County... • Up to 26 years of salary credit given • Supplemental pay for advanced degrees • CareHere Wellness Center provides primary care services and most prescriptions at NO COST to covered employees • Choice of 10 month or 12 month pay • School choice for dependents • Commutes with no traffic • Supportive teacher mentors • Close proximity to Orlando (under an hour) • Staff development Opportunities • Centralized location- easy access to both coasts and theme parks • Hometown feeling with city amenities • Strong family oriented communities • No state income tax • Pension plans and investment plans available • Variety of employee insurance offerings To explore even more about Lake County, Florida, visit: http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/visitors Come find all you're looking for with Lake County School District!
Lake County School District's Vision: a dynamic, progressive, and collaborative learning community embracing change and diversity where every student has the opportunity to succeed. The mission of Lake County School District, a resilient and growing system working hand-in-hand with the community, is to prepare individuals for successful lifelong learning, productive employment, and responsible citizenry by providing a safe, resource-filled learning environment.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Equity Statement: The Lake County School District affirms adherence to equal access/equal opportunity in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, disability, or marital status against a student or employee is strictly prohibited.