Core Curriculum

Language Arts



Social Studies

World Languages

Health & Wellness

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Innovation Institute

The Middle School’s Innovation Institute utilizes cutting-edge technology and classroom design to inspire creativity and invention. Students generate ideas in a design studio and fabricate their work in build spaces and robotics labs. 

Courses include: Computer Science (app creation and programming in Python), Engineer Design & Modeling, Automation & Robotics, Innovative Robotics, and Entrepreneurship

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Building Community & Connections

At the core of the Middle School learning experience are the relationships we foster with students and families. Our goal is to build a community where students feel safe, valued, and recognized for their contributions. Balancing a whole-child approach to education with academic rigor, our learning spaces are designed to cultivate collaboration, spark imagination, and create a receptive atmosphere for innovation.

Enriching Education

In addition to core curriculum and Innovation Institute courses, Highlanders in 7th and 8th grades can participate in a variety of co-curricular activities. Here is a sampling of the range of clubs and organizations available to students. 

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Middle School students can follow their artistic passions in performing, visual, and digital arts with courses such as Digital Literacy, Orchestra, Musical Theater, Acting, Dance Technique, Drawing and Painting, Art Technique, and Video Production.

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Middle School students participate in a variety of sports teams including archery, volleyball, golf, tennis, football, cheerleading, soccer, basketball, track and field, cross country, softball, lacrosse, baseball, swimming and more.

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Student Leadership

LHP's Middle School provides several ways for students to hone their leadership skills, with the Highlander Heralds being one of the most prestigious programs. This group of 50+ students is dedicated to helping their peers, teachers, and community.

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Highlanders choose from 20+ student clubs, including MathCounts, Robotics, Future Problem Solvers, Philosophy, French Club, Environmental Club, National Junior Honor Society, and Dungeons & Dragons Club.

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Experiential Learning

Learning opportunities extend outside of the classroom to unforgettable grade-level trips. 7th graders attend an overnight trip to Circle F Dude Ranch, and 8th graders travel to North Carolina for an adventurous week of team building and camaraderie.


Class of 2028

"Being a part of the Lake Highland family has definitely had a positive impact on my goals, general knowledge, and drive. Ever since I moved to LHP I have been greeted with support and motivation from both my teachers and peers. My teachers have and continue to encourage me every step of the way. Whenever I have questions, I am welcome to come after class or during lunch. In my experience, being a Highlander makes learning fun and enjoyable. I am proud to call myself a Highlander."

Contact Us

For more information on our Middle School and to schedule a personal tour, contact Admission Specialist Christy Chen or call 407-206-1900 ext. 1 today!