Core Curriculum

Language Arts



Social Studies

World Languages

Computer Science

138 Individual & Team Athletic State Championships
80+ Honors & 33 Advanced PlacementⓇ Courses
15 National Merit Commended Scholars & 18 Finalists
Top 30 Nationally for Speech & Debate

Enriching Education

Along with core academic study areas, Upper School students can engage in a huge variety of elective and extracurricular opportunities, including:

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Led by expert faculty, Upper School students can participate in Performing Arts, including band, orchestra, chorus, and theatre; Visual Arts, such as ceramics, photography, and studio arts; and Digital Arts, including computer art, videography, and recording studio.

LHP boys golf team practicing golf swings


Lake Highland's athletics program includes 17 varsity sports, athletic training, and strength and conditioning.

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Speech & Debate

110 students compete in 40+ local, state, and national tournaments, consistently ranking among the top 10 Lincoln-Douglas teams in the nation and the top 20 teams in Public Forum.

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Student Clubs

With more than 70+ student-run clubs and organizations offered in Lake Highland's Upper School, students can pursue a variety of unique interests and leadership opportunities.

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Study Abroad

Students can discover new cultures and countries while gaining course credit through various study abroad opportunities.

Value and respect others.

Uplift those around them.

Remain undaunted by challenge.

Leverage setbacks to greater learning.

Recognize and cultivate their unique gifts, abilities, and talents.

Enter college academically, socially, physically, and spiritually prepared.

Pursue their dreams with passion.

Look for opportunities to serve.

Enjoy learning … and never stop.

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Innovation in the Upper School 

Explore some of the cutting-edge programs offered to Upper School students, which give them the tools needed to succeed in an ever-changing world.

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Center of Excellence: College & Career 

Beginning in 9th grade, Highlanders learn about and prepare for the college admissions process. Students are expertly guided to find the best collegiate fit in our College & Career Center.

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Class of 2025

"I love being a Highlander because of how well I am treated here, how much fun I have, and the everlasting friendships I have made. Every teacher treats me with respect and wants me to do my best. Even as a new student, I was able to make new friends very easily at LHP."

Contact Us

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