Summerlin
Academy

A Polk County Public School of Choice, where rigorous academics are taught in a military-structured environment

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Welcome to Summerlin Academy

Summerlin Academy is a Polk County Public School of Choice, where rigorous academics are taught in a military-structured environment. The mission of Summerlin Academy is to motivate young people to be better citizens by teaching leadership skills that are designed to help students excel in school, career, community, and life.  Summerlin cadets are expected to exceed core academic requirements, maintain high academic standards, and to consistently display exemplary behavior both on campus and in their community.  Additionally, our cadets must have a mastery in a critical foreign language, have demonstrated self-discipline through fitness standards, integrity, commitment to learn, lead, and serve.

Be a part of a unique environment that will prepare you academically, mentally, and physically for life after high school and a future contributing member of society.  Hope to see you soon, Hooah!!!

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What We Offer

Summerlin Academy offers a challenging curriculum which includes Honors, AP, and Dual Enrollment courses.  In addition to core academic courses, Summerlin offers Russian and Japanese languages, as well as unique electives such as Kendo, Scuba, Equestrian, Archery, Drill Team, Color Guard, Raiders, and Rifle Team.  In addition to receiving a traditional high school diploma, cadets can receive the prestigious Summerlin Diploma and Medallion if they meet all the academy’s additional requirements.

COMPETITIVE SPORTS (at Summerlin)

LACROSSE (BOYS & GIRLS)

RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP

COLOR GUARD

EQUESTRIAN

ARCHERY

RAIDERS

KENDO

SCUBA

JUDO

DRILL

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES (at BHS)

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA

BAND

HOSA

ALL SPORTS OFFERED AT BARTOW SENIOR HIGH

ACADEMIES SUCH AS CRIMINAL JUSTICE, MEDICAL & FIRE FIGHTING

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