LWHS Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are now posted! Open Enrollment is Thursday, November 12 through Friday, January 15.

LWHS Update

CLICK HERE to view the release from Ms. Dunson regarding campus reopening.

LWHS Back to School Guide/FAQ

CLICK HERE to view the LWHS Back to School Guide/FAQ.

Instructional Model Calendar

CLICK HERE  to view the instructional model for the fourth quarter.

Lake Wales High School Mission

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

Lake Wales Charter Schools Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees for Lake Wales Charter Schools, Inc. has the responsibility for setting policy, providing direction, and handling the business side of the enterprise.

In addition, each year, one or more Trustee is designated as the parent/community contact for a specific school.

Board of Trustees

Lake Wales High School:

Danny Gill, Trustee Representative / Chair
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: dannygill@marionnelson.com

David Fisher, Trustee Representative
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: dfisher@petersonmyers.com

Edward W. Bok Academy N & S:

Howard Kay, Trustee Representative
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: howard.kay1635@gmail.com

Paul Gerrard, Trustee Representative
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: pgerrard@lcenterstatebank.com

Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary:

Sandra Mercer, Trustee Representative
Phone:  863-679-6560, ext 226
Email: Sandra.mercer@lwcharterschools.com 

Howard Kay, Trustee Representative
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: howard.kay1635@gmail.com

Hillcrest Elementary:

Becky Gaston, Trustee Representative
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: becky.gaston@yahoo.com 

Janie Howard Wilson Elementary:

Dr. Andy Oguntola, Trustee Representative, Vice Chair
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: aoguntola@polk.edu

Polk Avenue Elementary:

Dr. Greg Hall, Trustee Representative
Phone: 863-679-6560 ext 226
Email: greg.hall@warner.com

General Counsel:

Robin Gibson

News & Announcements

LWHS McCance Academic Coaching Program

Meet with an Academic Coach for help with your coursework, preparing for a test, or essay revision for college/scholarship applications!

Links to join the Academic Coaching Zoom Sessions available in the Resource folder of your math class.

LWCS Transportation Contact Information:

Phone: 863-215-8524
Email: transportation@lwcharterschools.com

Please visit https://www.lwcharterschools.com/busroutes to see the routes for your school/student!

Thanks for taking this survey; it will certainly help us shape our plan as we move forward. These are both the parent and student survey results.

LWHS Parent Survey regarding re-opening for 20-21:


LWHS Student Opening Covid-19 2020-2021: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-RFH3MGCG7/

Public Records

Pursuant to Florida Statute §119.12 (2) the contact information for The Lake Wales Charter School’s custodian of public records can be reached at:


Primary Address where records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained and requested:
130 E. Central Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853