Bethune Academy, formally known as Bethune Elementary, was a neighborhood school until it was transformed into a Magnet School for Haines City, Davenport, Lake Hamilton, Poinciana and Dundee in 1993. The school was renamed Bethune Academy with a theme focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (currently STEM). To read the full history you can download this PDF.
Code of Conduct and Other School Policy
Bethune Academy families are an important part of the success of our mission and vision. We depend on the full support and participation from our families. Upon acceptance into Bethune Academy, our parents must sign a contract which explains their responsibility to support our academic, behavior, uniform dress code and attendance policies. In addition, it is vital to our success that the Bethune Academy families participate in all required meetings and special events.