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.


Congratulations to Ms. Stephanie Huber, reading teacher, for being named the LHMS TEACHER OF THE YEAR and to Ms. Tammy Scott, principal's secretary, for being named the LHMS S.P.A.R.K. (employee) OF THE YEAR! Their dedication to to the students and staff at LHMS does not go unnoticed. See past winners HERE.

BYOD : WiFi @ School

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD): Students now have the ability to connect to wifi on campus with personal devices (smart phones, tablets, but NOT laptops). For more information, please see our STUDENT INFO page.

Yearbook Info

For all Yearbook information, visit the Yearbook Page.

Hurricane Season

It's hurricane season again! For information on storms, preparation and school closings, check out the Bay News 9 Hurricane Center.

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

Links for Staff

Testing Links