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 PALMS Academy.

Open House

The LHMS Open House will be TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Make plans to attend, bring a copy of your son/daughter's schedule, or bring them to show you from class to class.

*Judy Thomas' open class on 9/14 from 4:30 to 7:00 PM.

Parent Survey

PARENTS! Please take a few minutes to help LHMS complete our accreditation process. Click on the link below and give us your honest opinion to the questions:


Picture Day Info

LHMS Dress Code

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

2015 - 2016 Dress Code Policy - NEW INFORMATION!!

New LHMS Administrators

Please welcome Ms. Telay Kendrick and Mr. Glenn Gardner, our new Principal and Assistant Principal of Administration.

Also, please congratulate Ms. Dana Wiltrout, who is now an Assistant Principal at LHMS.

We are excited to welcome them and all our new teachers to the LHMS family!

Yearbook Info

For all Yearbook information, visit the Yearbook Page.


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 Box Tops Submissions

Links for Staff

Pinnacle CCC Streaming
Discipline Referrals IDEAS
IMPROVE - Math, Science, Language Arts Moodle
Google Apps PDS Scheduler
Intranet LHMS Calendar
InSync Webmail www.polk-fl.net
FL DOE Single Sign On *Document Shares*
CVTV Announcement