Message from our Principal

Welcome to Lakeland Highlands Middle School! We are pleased to have you joining us for another great school year. Please take a moment to explore our website, as it has recently changed.

LHMS is pleased to announce that it is a “B” school for the 2014-2015 school year, and was within several points from being an “A.”

Mrs. Telay Kendrick, LHMS Principal

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Lakeland Highlands Middle School was established in 1975 and is located in Southwest Lakeland just off South Florida Avenue. LHMS operates on a seven period day. In 2012, LHMS became a pre-academy with tracks available in fine arts, aviation, medicine, media design, culinary arts, and gaming. Read more about the different pre-academies.

Latest News

Congrats Math Counts

On February 6, our team faced 20 other schools from around the county. We had a good showing of 7 students.

Our team of 4, Brianna Rodrigues, Angel Miranda, Manning Chen, and Lance Rances placed second overall.

Manning Chen placed first overall as an individual, making him the number one math counts...Read More »

Friendship Flowers

Friendship Flowers will be on sale January 29 – February 5. You can buy and send that special someone, best friend, or favorite teacher a flower to show them how much you appreciate them. A private note and flower will be delivered 7th period on February 12. The cost is only...Read More »

HOSA Regionals

CONGRATULATIONS to HOSA and Ms. Higgins!  Our students brought home a ton of medals at the Pre-Med HOSA Tri-County Regional

1st Place:  Medical Reading: J. Caraballo (7th grade) 1st Place:  Medical Extemporaneous Writing: N. Delluci (7th grade) 1st Place:  Medical Spelling:  A. Edwards (7th grade) 1st Place:  Medical Prepared Speaking: C. Redish (8th grade) 1st Place:  Medical Knowledge Exam: M. Jaber (7th...Read More »