Thank you for such a great start to the 2015-2016 school year! UPDATE ON TRANSPORTATION: The LWCS system is in the process of hiring new bus drivers and evaluating bus routes. Letter with more details went home on August 28.

Upcoming Events


Welcome to Lake Wales High!

Lake Wales High School has a rich tradition of high performing athletes. This includes state appearances in softball, baseball, football, swimming, and track. We encourage all students who desire to participate on an athletics team to get involved!

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We Love the Arts

We believe that creative expression plays a part in our students becoming more well rounded individuals.


Go Big Lake Wales

Education comes above all else which is why our academic core course requirements have INCREASED for sports.

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We Love Our Students

All students are provided equitable access to appropriate program to help empower students to achieve their goals.
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Education is Paramount

Seniors, you have a lot to do this year. You need to keep up your grades, apply to colleges, and apply for scholarships.

Senior Info


ACT & SAT Testing

2015-2016 ACT & SAT testing dates are now available!

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College Summit

College Summit is powered by students who are agents for change in their schools and their communities.


Our Young Entrepreneurs!

Our aspiring students who have an interest in building and growing their own business can stretch their wings with programs like El Dubya.

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Our Schools Mission

Creating a vibrant internationally minded community where students are encouraged to seek a life of inquiry, reflection, and merit



Principle Notes

Have you ever felt like you needed more information regarding the current events and news around the school? Every month, Principal Donna Dunson will catch you up on all the latest goings on at Lake Wales High School. After all, we believe that communication is key to being your brother’s keeper.


News & Announcements


Common Application is now available for the Class of 2016!

The Common Application was developed in 1975 to help reduce the number of separate applications and essays a student applying to numerous colleges and universities would have to complete. It is accepted by more than 500 colleges and universities, and used by more than 800,000 students internationally.

To being your application or to find out more information visit the Common Application website:


LWHS 2015-2016 Dress Code

We believe as a school community that our attitude about what we do or how we feel about ourselves is often influenced by what we wear. We are proud of our efforts to serve a diverse population of students. The dress code is one method we use to level the playing field for all students who attend Lake Wales High School.

Uniforms are available for purchase at Applied Images in Lake Wales.

Please visit for more information or call (863) 676-9800.


Important Lunch Information

Parents, did you know that you can put money into your student accounts online? Click the button below to learn how!