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, law, medicine, media design, culinary arts, and STEAM. Read more about the PALMS Academy.

Orchestra MPA 

CONGRATS to the LHMS Orchestra and Ms. Montgomery on receiving two Excellents and a Superior on stage, and an Excellent in sight reading at MPA! The improvement of this program should be commended!

Solo & Ensemble! 

CONGRATS to the LHMS Band on another great representation at Solo & Ensemble. LHMS band students captured 27 Superiors, 13 Excellents, and 1 Good rating. Many students competed in multiple performances.

Science Fair Finalists!

CONGRATS to Joshua Bowen, Zoe Parker, Andrew Tellez, and Caleb Miracle! the placed third or higher in the Polk County Science Fair.

Congrats Jazz Band! 

CONGRATS to the LHMS Jazz Band for making "straight excellents" at MPA! Special thanks to our director Ms. Hansen, and Ms. Edwards, who was interim director.

Soccer Results 

The LHMS Soccer Teams are dominating their opponents this season! Congrats and good luck to both teams!

Girls' Record:
8-0 over Bartow MS
8-0 over Lake Gibson MS
Boys' Record:
5-3 over Bartow MS
7-0 over Lake Gibson MS

Math Counts Winners!

CONGRATS to the LHMS Math Counts team and Ms. Hull. They came in 2nd place overall in the county competition! They will go to the state competition in March.

FBLA Competition!

CONGRATS to the LHMS FBLA team and Ms. Huey on their recent accomplishments in the district competition. Manning Chen, Logan Altvater and Jialing Zuo are state qualifiers and will be attending the State Leadership Conference in March!

Testing Calendar

Click here for the 2015 Spring Testing Calendar. As more information becomes available, this calendar will be updated.

Yearbook Info

For all Yearbook information, visit the Yearbook Page.

Congrats Yearbook Staff! Based on the cover alone, The Cougars' Tale has been selected as a Balfour National Sample Book!

LHMS Dress Code

See the following attachment for specific information including mandatory shirt colors and more:

2014 - 2015 Dress Code Policy


Are you being bullied?

Bullying or harassing behavior is not tolerated at Lakeland Highlands Middle School. Click here to report bullying and for additional information. Also visit www.stopbullying.com for more information about Cyber Bullying.

PARENTS, please help report bullying! Contact a school administrator, teacher, or school resource officer.

Positive Behavior Support

LHMS encourages positive behavior in all aspects of our students lives. Find out more HERE.

Links for Students

Links for Parents

Parent Portal Parent Info Page
Bus Delays Zone Map
Beef O' Brady's Spirit Nights  

Links for Staff

Pinnacle CCC Streaming
Discipline Referrals IDEAS
PMRN - FAIR/CPALMS/etc. data PD360
IMPROVE - Math, Science, Language Arts Moodle
Google Apps PDS Scheduler
Intranet LHMS Calendar
InSync Webmail for 365
FSA Single Sign On