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2022 Best Middle Schools in Polk County

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  1. #1 Best Private K-12 Schools in Polk County.

    All Saints Academy

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    Private School,

    WINTER HAVEN, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    41 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says All Saints Academy offers an amazing and unique learning experience for its students. The opportunities given to the students better prepare them for what is to come in the future in college and....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 619,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Private K-12 Schools in Polk County.

    Lakeland Christian School

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    Private School,

    LAKELAND, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    136 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says The teachers here ENJOY their jobs and therefore are better at teaching! They also have a heart for children and build meaningful relationships that are impactful on the students. Because of the....

    Read 136 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,075,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  3. #1 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Lawton Chiles Middle Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 651,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  4. #2 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Union Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: High School Senior says Incredible school, highly advanced in comparison.

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  5. #3 Best Private K-12 Schools in Polk County.

    Geneva Classical Academy

    Private School,

    LAKELAND, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The school offers fantastic classical education. Additionally, each teacher cares about their students and wants to help them academically succeed. The only downside of this school is that there is....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 135,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  6. #3 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Berkley Accelerated Middle School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The school does not have that much inappropriate content and helps people fit in and makes people comfortable from bad people.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 479,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  7. #4 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    South McKeel Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    PK, K-7,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says South McKeel Academy is top notch.. Lakeland is not a bad area but it's not Orlando. I'm having a hard time with deciding if I even want to move to Orlando & take the kids out of this school.. McKeel....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,256,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  8. #5 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Davenport School of the Arts

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    PK, K-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Davenport School of the Arts is an amazing school with wonderful teachers, programs, and Subjects to learn there. Overall I would say this is a five star middle school, with not many flaws which....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,212,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  9. #4 Best Private K-12 Schools in Polk County.

    Victory Christian Academy

    Private School,

    LAKELAND, FL,

    K-12,

    39 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The school is a private Christian school with good moral intentions. They want to guide children to grow into a Christian worldview. They have always cared about the students, and sought to supply...With every great school comes some downfalls. The elementary program is amazing but secondary education is where the faults are seen. The counselors set to help the college process lack the necessary...Overall this school has helped me grow as a person and the teachers I have are a blessing and these relationships will last far longer than high school..

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 464,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  10. #6 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Ridgeview Global Studies Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    K-10,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've been a Ridgeview Global Studies Academy student for 11 years and am continuing to attend as a high school sophomore in the 2020-2021 school year. RGSA appreciates global and diverse knowledge of....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,360,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  11. #7 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Bok Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says I really liked being able to learn while being on a lake like we learned about pH by going on a boat and seeing what the pH level of the lake water was. When they added the zip line it was really fun....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 604,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  12. #8 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Edward W. Bok Academy North

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 410,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  13. #9 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Lakeland Montessori Middle School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 62,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  14. #10 Best Public Middle Schools in Polk County.

    Jewett Middle Academy Magnet School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am now a senior in high school, but I went to Jewett Middle Academy Magnet School for all three years of middle school. Administration changed many times when I was there. Middle school was a great....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 588,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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  15. Rochelle School of the Arts

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    PK, K-8,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter has attended Rochelle since Kindergarten (now in 4th grade). Since Mrs. Ward has become the principal, I have seen nothing but improvement. There are always things that can be improved,....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 822,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  16. Fort Meade Middle/Senior High School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says This school is middle/high, meaning i’ve been there for the past 6 years. Through my time there I have seen many different staff members and teachers. I have experienced a couple terrible teachers,....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 769,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  17. Lakeland Highlands Middle School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Great teachers, awesome medical academy program. Appreciated the teachers willingness to help when I needed it.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 1,242,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  18. Four Corners Charter Middle School

    Osceola County School District, FL,

    6-12,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I began my wonderful journey in this school when I started 6th grade. I had just moved to Florida from Puerto Rico and the environment in the school was so much different and there was definitely a....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 1,169,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  19. Dundee Ridge Middle Academy

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Dundee Ridge middle academy is a great school that provides every single student ample chances to blossom. The teachers actually put forth effort in every lesson and it has a family environment more....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 845,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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  20. Calvary Homeschooling Academy

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    Private School,

    LAKELAND, FL,

    K-12,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Calvary Baptist Church Academy is a wonderful school! My favorite thing about my school is the competitions. I enjoyed doing volleyball, All County, SSACS, AACS, etc. The teachers push their students....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 71,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  21. Winter Haven Christian School

    Private School,

    WINTER HAVEN, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Winter Haven Christian School has a caring community that provides everything necessary for students to grow academically, spiritually, and emotionally. The teachers and staff care about each student....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 375,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  22. Oasis Christian Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WINTER HAVEN, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Oasis Christian is a school that truly focuses on the student. They focus not only on the academic portion but go above and beyond to help grow each student as an individual. The administration is....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 326,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  23. Daniel Jenkins Academy of Technology Middle School

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I went to DJA from 6th-8th grade and was in the STEAM academic program that was offered (I'm not sure if STEAM is still a thing). I was academically challenged and was offered plenty of support from... Overall DJA is a great school with invested teachers and staff, a great place for any child to attend..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 525,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  24. Candlelight Christian Academy

    Private School,

    LAKE WALES, FL,

    K-12,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I have been at Candlelight since 2nd grade, and the environment of the teachers and staff is so caring. They take the time to actually help you and make sure you understand what we are learning. I....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 161,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  25. Jewett School of the Arts

    Polk County Public Schools, FL,

    PK, K-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 728,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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