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Education Directory – Lakeland + Polk County

Whether you’re searching for a local private school or interested in homeschooling, Lakeland Mom’s Education Directory can help you find what you’re looking for. Use the subcategories below to see listings by topic.

Don’t miss our full Education Guide – it includes information on Polk County public schools, tutoring and test prep, colleges, scholarship programs, and more.

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Family Fun Center Lakeland
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Family Fun Center

Family Fun Center of Lakeland is the best place for Family Fun and Entertainment in Lakeland, FL. We have everything! Tons of video and arcade games, Mini-golf, Laser Tag, Funtasia, Parties, and More! Book your next outing today or bring the family in to play!

Funtasia Soft Play – One of the largest soft play areas in the country, Funtasia is active entertainment for all of your little ones ages 12 & under! Your children will explore a 4 story maze of tunnels, tubes, slides, and obstacles.

Arcade Games + Prize Redemption – Our arcade features over 100 video and redemption arcade games ranging from the classics like Pac-Man and Galaga, to the newest cutting edge games including Super Bikes 2, Crossy Road, Monster Drop, Spongebob Pinapple Arcade, and Big Buck Hunter. Our HUGE prize redemption counter has something for everyone.

Mini Golf – Enjoy our 18 hole adventure golf course. Fully lit so you can play day or night! Golfers of ALL ages will enjoy competing on each of the par 2 holes along the way.

Lazer Tag – Our Laser Tag arena offers over 2200 square feet of heart thumping space. You can run but you cannot hide! As a member of the S.T.A.R.R. force team, your mission is to eliminate the mutant aliens before they escape the area 51 compound. You can compete one on one, or team up for capture the flag style play. Grab up to 14 of your friends and give it a try!

Birthday Parties & Team Celebrations – Family Fun Center is the perfect location for birthday parties, team parties, and other celebrations. Party Packages start at just $149 and can be customized with any of our attractions based on the age group of your party. All packages include pizza, drinks, and a birthday gift for the guest of honor. For your next birthday party, let Family Fun Center do the set-up, clean-up, and all the entertaining in between. All you need to bring is the cake and candles!

Indoor Play + Open Gym for Toddlers | Arcades + Video Games | Indoor Playgrounds | Laser Tag | Mini Golf | Unique Indoor Activities | Sports Parties | Indoor Playground Birthday Parties | Nerf Gun + Laser Tag Parties | Sports + PE Field Trips
4805 Florida Avenue South, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Florida Air Museum Lakeland Polk County
Aerospace Center for Excellence Florida Air Museum Lakeland FL
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Florida Air Museum + Aerospace Center for Excellence

As Florida’s “Official Aviation Museum and Education Center,” the Florida Air Museum features a dynamic display of unique designs, classics, ultra-lights, antiques, and warbirds. More than a collection of airplanes; it stands as a tribute to the history and joy of flight. Exhibits educate about pioneers like Howard Hughes, early air racers, Floridians, and others who have influenced the world of aviation.

The Aerospace Center for Excellence also offers a variety of year-round educational experiences for all ages including field trips, storytime, camps, tours, workshops, and speaker presentations. ACE and the Museum continue to grow and meet the challenge of showcasing aviation history through exhibits, restoration and preservation, education and outreach, and sharing a passion for flight with visitors of all ages.

Learn more:

7 Things to Do on Your Next Visit to the Aerospace Center for Excellence + Florida Air Museum

Adventure is in the Air: Book an Interactive Field Trip with the Aerospace Center for Excellence.

Museums + Historical Attractions | Science + STEM Field Trips | Museums + Historic Field Trips | Storytime
4075 James C. Ray Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33811
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Florida Children's Museum

The Florida Children’s Museum {formerly Explorations V Children’s Museum} opens in November 2022 at Bonnet Springs Park.

Learn more about the Florida Children’s Museum.

Indoor Play + Open Gym for Toddlers | Homeschool Enrichment - General | Children's Museums | Indoor Playground Birthday Parties | Science + STEM Field Trips | Museums + Historic Field Trips | Storytime
Bonnet Springs Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33815
Academy Prep Center of Lakeland

Academy Prep Center of Lakeland is a rigorous private middle school for students qualifying for need-based scholarships in Lakeland and the surrounding communities. Academy Prep students attend school up to 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, 11 months a year. Academic classes are taught separately by gender.

Private Middle Schools | Non-Religious Private Schools | Private Schools in Lakeland
1021 Lakeland Hills Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Achievement Academy

Growing up is tough. Growing up a step behind everyone else your age is tougher. Achievement Academy is a non-profit United Way agency and charter school. We serve children birth through age six that have developmental delays or disabilities. The Achievement Academy has 3 locations in Polk County-Lakeland, Bartow and Winter Haven.

Charter Schools | Special Needs Schools | Special Needs Schools + Preschools
716 East Bella Vista Street, Lakeland, Florida 33805
695 East Summerlin Street, Bartow, Florida 33830
2211 28th Street Northwest, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
Act With Me Acting Classes

Does your child have a natural glam for the stage or film? Have they expressed wanted to act or perform in any capacity? Are you longing to help them find their voice and gain confidence in themself and public speaking? At Act With Me, kids will have fun and explore. Antonisha Andrews has 10yrs of acting training, 8yrs working professionally in the entertainment industry and she is a Professional Talent Manager with Arcos Management.

Drama + Theatre Classes | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater
1150 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Bartow, Florida 33830
Acting & Audition Coaching with Karissa Barber

After years of performing on the stage and on the screen, Karissa Barber’s practical experience takes learning out of the theoretical and into real life. Private acting coaching (for the stage, film or public speaking) or audition prep sessions (for Harrison or college theatre programs) are available from professional actress Karissa Barber with 14+ years of experience in her home studio in south Lakeland.

Drama + Theatre Classes | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater
Lakeland
Adagio Music Studio

We are passionate about teaching our piano students to become well rounded musicians. We focus on helping our students play the music they love, while enjoying every step of the way.

Music Classes + Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment – Music
400 Avenue A Southeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Adagio Youth Orchestra

Adagio Youth Orchestra is a new youth orchestra for ages 7 – 18 with the goal of providing music education to string students who do not have an orchestra program at their school, are looking to expand their repertoire and to learn the basics of orchestra performance, or simply to play for fun while being challenged!

Music Classes + Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment – Music
939 East Parker Street, Lakeland, Florida 33801
All Hope Christian Academy (K-12)

Your child can learn! Whether gifted, hurting, or disadvantaged, your child can learn. We seek to provide an academic environment where successful learning is accomplished, including opportunities for students who are underprepared but have the desire to learn and achieve their goals.

Private Christian Schools | Private High Schools | Private Elementary Schools | Private Middle Schools
200 Havendale Boulevard, Auburndale, Florida 33823
All Saints Academy (Age 2 - 12th grade)

All Saints Academy is a vibrant and progressive independent Christian college preparatory day school serving students PreSchool 2 – Grade 12 and their families. ASA’s highly qualified faculty fosters self-discipline, sparks enthusiasm, and encourages the academic success and well being of each student. The faculty, administration, and support staff work together as a team to inspire independent thinkers, principled leaders, and humble learners. ASA is conveniently located between Lakeland and Winter Haven.

Read our Posts about All Saints Academy:

Private Christian Schools | Private High Schools | Private Elementary Schools | Private Middle Schools | Private Schools in Lakeland | Private Schools in Winter Haven
5001 Florida 540, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
All-Stars 4-H

Focuses on Archery, Community Service, Dog, Public Speaking, Dog Enthusiasts. Meets 1st,2nd,3rd Thursday, at 1:00pm; and every Friday at 3:30 pm in Lakeland.

Scouts + Campfire + 4-H | Homeschool Enrichment - General
Applewood Private Education

Applewood Private Education is a Florida-based Umbrella School program, designed to offer you and your family the most freedom possible on your homeschooling journey. Our qualified staff of education professionals is always available to offer guidance and support: we’re here to help your child learn and grow!

Supplemental Programs + Umbrella Schools
Lakeland
Art Centric Studio

Art Centric Studio is an art studio for children of all ages in Lakeland, Florida, providing them with authentic opportunities to make and create. The studio offers a wide variety of classes for ages 1-101! Whether it’s a Homeschool Class, After School ArT, or even a KiDz NiGhT OuT, you’re sure to find a new way to create a lasting memory with us.

Mommy and Me Classes | Art Lessons | Make + Take Art Studios | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts | Art Parties | Art, Music + Theater Field Trips
1035 South Florida Ave St #180, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens is a Polk County Gem. With over 50 acres of beautiful gardens, a variety of plants, trees, and flowers, 205 foot Singing Tower carillon, and a fantastic children’s garden play area, it is one of our favorite places to be outdoors. Learn more and see photos in our article on Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens.

Nature Classes + Outdoor Activities for Toddlers | Hiking + Nature Preserves | Botanical Gardens | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals | Science + STEM Field Trips | Nature + Outdoor Field Trips
1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
Brain Quest Academy

We offer homeschool enrichment activities for art, history, science, theatre, and stem. Kid approved and portfolio lesson plan included!

Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts
Lakeland
Branch Christian Academy

Branch Christian Academy is a 501 (c) (3) organization in Polk County that seeks to educate families at home and in a community together. “We are a group of families that seek to educate our children at home and in a community together, leading and guiding them in the way they should go.  We desire to do life together and support one another through this journey.  As in the church, we are one body with many parts; all are essential to the co-op family. We all have something to offer, and value each person in our co-op.”

Homeschool Co-Ops + Social Groups
Lakeland
Bricks 4 Kidz

We offer engaging classes, camps and in-school workshops that engage children ages 3-13+ with an emphasis on STEM education using LEGO® Bricks.
AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS – at local schools
CAMPS – locations vary
PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES – at your location
PARTIES – at your home or location of your choice
LEGO® BUDDIES for Children with Special Needs

STEM Programs + LEGO Building | At Home Birthday Party Ideas | Science + STEM Field Trips | LEGO® Parties
Brilliant Minds Christian Academy of Technology (K-5)

Founded in 2014, we are a Christian based, coeducational school. At Brilliant Minds Christian Academy of Technology, we believe that each child is an individual with his own rate and style of learning and growing, his own unique patterns or approaches to situations, and his own innate capacities. Preschool available as well.

Private Christian Schools | Private Elementary Schools | Private Schools in Lakeland
5900 Sundance Boulevard East, Mulberry, Florida 33860
Calvary Homeschooling Academy

Calvary Baptist Church Academy is a K-12 private Christian school and homeschool support group in Lakeland, Florida offering an award-winning fine arts program (choir, band, drama, visual art), junior varsity and varsity sports, and academic record keeping.

Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Co-Ops + Social Groups | Supplemental Programs + Umbrella Schools | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts | Homeschool Enrichment – Music | Homeschool Enrichment - Sports + PE | Homeschool Enrichment - Theater
1945 North Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
Camp Gilead

Camp Gilead offers children, families, churches, and groups a life-transforming adventure and a fun, safe, Christ-centered environment in which to LEARN, EXPLORE, and GROW. They offer Summer Camps, Retreats, Bible Clubs, and GileadCLUBS Homeschool Enrichment.

Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Enrichment - Arts + Crafts | Homeschool Enrichment – Nature + Animals
1445 Camp Gilead Drive, Polk City, Florida 33868
Chesser Music Studio (Piano)

We believe piano lessons should be fun, creative, and engaging. We take time to learn about your student, and use creative materials and resources to help them engage and learn in the best ways. We teach piano lessons kids LOVE! Piano lessons are available Monday through Thursday, from 10am-7pm. Lessons for ages 3 – adult.

Music Classes + Lessons | Homeschool Enrichment – Music | Toddler Music Classes
Lakeland
Cinemark Theatres Lakeland Square Mall and XD

Movie Theatre at Lakeland Square Mall. Offering movies, birthday parties, private events, $1 summer movies, field trips, and event space rental.

Movie Theaters | Art, Music + Theater Field Trips | Movie Theater Parties
3800 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, Florida 33809
Cinepolis IMAX Movie Theater

Cinepolis Polk County IMAX is a 9-screen upscale Cinepolis theater at Posner Commons in Davenport. This Cinepolis location features a 300 IMAX screen, reserved seating, gourmet snacks, expanded concessions and a beautiful bar. We at Cinepolis love movies and love hosting events be field trips, birthdays, meetings the list goes on!

Movie Theaters | Art, Music + Theater Field Trips | Movie Theater Parties
5500 Grandview Parkway, Davenport, Florida 33837
City of Lakeland - Coleman-Bush Building

The Coleman-Bush Building is a multi-purpose facility with attractive amenities including several rooms serving as rental space, meeting rooms, classrooms and a dance studio. This building is a fitting location for a wide range of events including weddings, receptions, reunions and many other types of gatherings. A variety of classes and programs are offered for children and adults, including dance, martial arts, tutoring, piano, and more. Visit the website for a full list of activities.

Dance Lessons | Martial Arts Programs | Music Classes + Lessons | Tutoring, Test Prep + Academic Support | Group Fitness Classes
1104 Martin L King Junior Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33805
City of Lakeland - Kelly Recreation Complex

Kelly Recreation Complex is a 30,000+ square foot facility that provides a variety of features and offers the residents of Lakeland (and visitors) access to a diverse selection of recreation activities. Programs offered at Kelly Rec include pre-ballet for kids, adult dance classes (latin, swing, belly dance, line dance, salsa), martial arts, basketball, chess, sewing, guitar, etiquette, and more.

Art Lessons | Chess Clubs | Dance Lessons | Drama + Theatre Classes | Martial Arts Programs | Music Classes + Lessons | Gyms | Group Fitness Classes | Basketball | Homeschool Enrichment - Dance | Homeschool Enrichment - Sports + PE
404 Imperial Blvd., Lakeland, Florida 33803
Classical Conversations

Classical Conversations is a national Christian-oriented curriculum company and homeschool organization. Classical Conversations Communities meet weekly during the school year. Trained parent-tutors model skills and facilitate activities that give students opportunities to practice these skills. There are multiple communities in Polk County, to find a community near you, visit the Website.

Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Co-Ops + Social Groups
Classical Conversations Bartow

Home Education is a wonderful choice, and it may just fit your family’s vision and lifestyle! Classical Conversations has been equipping and encouraging homeschool families for more than 18 years! We can help provide you and your student with the support, accountability, and resources to unlock the lost tools of learning and prepare them for anything God has purposed for their life!

Homeschool Enrichment - General | Homeschool Co-Ops + Social Groups
Bartow
CMX Cinemas Lakeside Village 18 Theatre & IMAX (formerly Cobb)

Movie Theatre in Lakeland, FL featuring IMAX and D-BOX Motion Seats. Birthday parties, Sensory Friendly Films, and FREE Summer Movies. Formerly Cobb Theaters, now called CMX Cinemas.

Movie Theaters | Art, Music + Theater Field Trips | Movie Theater Parties
1650 Town Center Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33803
CMX Grand 10 Theatres Winter Haven (Formerly Cobb)

Movie Theatre in Winter Haven, FL. Birthday parties and FREE Summer Movies.  Formerly Cobb Theaters, now called CMX Cinemas.

Movie Theaters | Art, Music + Theater Field Trips | Movie Theater Parties
920 Spring Lake Ct NW, Winter Haven, Florida 33881