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Christian Private Schools Near You: Lakeland + Polk County

Are you looking for the best private schools in Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Polk County? We are here to help you find the right fit for your children. Featured listings include details on school affiliations, grades served, scholarships, open houses and tours, and our favorite – what makes each school unique.

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Don’t miss our full Private School Guide – it includes information on private high schools, private middle schools, private elementary schools, private preschools, and some schools that run all the way from preschool through 12th grade.

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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.

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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.

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5001 Florida 540, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
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.

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5900 Sundance Boulevard East, Mulberry, Florida 33860
Crossroads Christian School (K-12)

Crossroads Christian School is a K-12 private school in Lakeland that provides a personalized education focus for each of its students. With low student-teacher ratios and an encouraging, nurturing environment, Lakeland area kids with special education needs are finding success at Crossroads Christian School, and your child can too!

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615 Old Polk City Road, Lakeland, Florida 33809
Excel Christian Academy (Infant - 12th grade)

Excel Christian Academy opened its doors as Lake Wire Christian Academy in 1974 with a single preschool class and has since grown to a community of more than 400 students, from infants to high school seniors. Located on a 26-acre campus in Lakeland, Excel Christian Academy is a ministry of Free Life Chapel, and under its dedicated and inspiring leadership, has high hopes and great vision for the future in “Pursuing Excellence with Honor.”

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6505 Odom Road, Lakeland, Florida 33809
First Methodist School in Bartow (Age 2 - 8th grade)

At First Methodist School we feel that an essential key to higher learning is school enjoyment and that a child’s school years should be a positive experience. Children are learning about their world and developing socially, emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually. Our program offers activities and experiences to foster growth in each area. Serving age 2 through 8th grade.

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455 South Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830
Future Scholars Christian Academy (K-12)

We are a non-denominational, independent, accredited private Christian school that offers an affordable, quality Christian educational experience to all students. We offer a one on one learning approach accompanied by a low teacher to student ratio. Our students are deemed to LEAD, SUCCEED and INSPIRE with a focus on fulfilling God’s divine plan, as pescribed through His Word, the Bible.

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2551 Havendale Boulevard Northwest, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
Geneva Classical Academy (PreK4 - 12)

Glorifying God through discipling young people is the aim of our community of believers, and we do this through the classical method in the light of Scripture. Since we desire for students to be equipped for their callings in life, we utilize the wisdom of the past, both biblical and general, while equipping students to serve in our current culture. Serving grades K4-12.

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1736 New Jersey Road, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Grace Lutheran School (Age 2 - 8th grade)

Grace Lutheran School is a private school for children in kindergarten through middle school. Students recognize God’s spirit at work in their lives, creating a climate of trust and respect, cooperation and love among teachers, parents, and students. Grace Lutheran also has a preschool for ages 2 – 5, full and part-time programs are offered.

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324 Bates Avenue Southeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Immanuel Lutheran School

Immanuel Lutheran School is a small multigrade school with two classrooms ranging from grades K-8th grade.  This traditional Christian school offers a one-on-one personalized education offering phonics based reading, Saxon math, spelling, cursive handwriting, science, English grammar, writing, world and American history, music, P.E., and recess.  God’s Word is taught in daily devotions and used throughout the day.

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1449 34th Street Northwest, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
Lakeland Christian School (PreK4 - grade 12)

The hallmarks of LCS are strong academics, championship athletics, award-winning fine arts, and a close-knit school-family partnership. Classes are taught from a Biblical perspective, emphasizing God’s truth as it applies to every aspect of a student’s life. The Discovery Program is offered to students age 5-14 with a specific diagnosis of autism and/or related disabilities.

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1111 Forest Park Street, Lakeland, Florida 33803
Lakes Academy

Lakes Academy is a ministry of Lakes Church and will be launching as new school for the 2022-2023 school year.  The mission of Lakes Academy is to provide students with a Christ-centered environment, where they can receive a quality education with a biblical worldview. Our goal is to equip students to be “more than conquerors” for the Kingdom of God.

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1010 East Memorial Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Oasis Christian Academy (PreK3-12th grade)

Oasis is a covenant, Christ-centered, college preparatory, private Christian school.  We strive to educate our students in an atmosphere of strong academics, quality sports, growing fine arts, and spiritual accountability in a traditional school setting. PreK3, VPK and grades K-12.

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151 King Road Southwest, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Ovell's Christian Academy (K-5)

The mission of Ovell’s Christian Academy is to nurture our students academically, socially, physically, and spiritually with the guidance of the Holy Bible.

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105 Avenue G Southeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Parkway Christian Academy (VPK-12)

Parkway Christian Academy is a college preparatory K4-12 school that offers a distinctly Christian education with a biblical worldview. Our mission is to glorify God, disciple students, and pursue excellence in education, with the Bible as our foundation and Jesus Christ as our focus.

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4210 Polk 37B, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Polk Christian Preparatory School

Polk Christian Preparatory School is a non-denominational, private Christian school for grades K through 12th. Our school is designed to provide your child with a quality and unique education in a safe and motivating environment.

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3151 Hardin Combee Road, Lakeland, Florida 33801
Ridge Christian Academy (VPK - grade 12)

Ridge Christian Academy is a Christian Preschool through High School operated as a ministry of Ridge Assembly of God. Our programs offer a Christian philosophy of education and a Christian environment for your children’s growth. Accepts Step up for Students and McKay Scholarships. Offering VPK and grades K-12.

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41219 U.S. 27, Davenport, Florida 33837
St. Paul Lutheran School (PreK - grade 8)

St. Paul Lutheran School is a non-public school serving children age 15 months through 8th grade. Over the 56 year history of SPLS we have provided nurturing and engaging education that has equipped students exceptionally well for the next stages in their lives. This is all done with Christ and God’s Word at the center and with individual care and respect for each learner.

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4450 Harden Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33813
Valor Christian Leadership Academy (K-12)

Valor Christian Leadership Academy (VCLA) is a K-12th grade private school in Winter Haven, FL.  VCLA looks to develop the entire student. Pairing the infallible Word of God, with life and leadership skills, youth receive a customized, academic experience that will prepare them to live productive lives post-graduation.

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1104 Cypress Gardens Boulevard, Winter Haven, Florida 33884
Victory Christian Academy (Age 2 - grade 12)

The mission of Victory Christian Academy is to partner with parents and the local church to provide the highest quality Christian education to prepare students to deal with the issues and realities of life by developing their spiritual, academic, social, and physical potential, all from the foundation of biblical truth. Serving ages 2 – 12th Grade.

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1401 Griffin Road, Lakeland, Florida 33810
Winter Haven Adventist Academy (K-8)

Winter Haven Adventist Academy is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children. A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools. Grades K-8.

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401 Avenue I Southeast, Winter Haven, Florida 33880
Winter Haven Christian School (PreK-12)

Winter Haven Christian School is an independent, interdenominational Christian School serving children from PreK4 through 12th grade. We are located on a beautiful 15-acre campus, at 1700 Buckeye Loop Rd., N.E. in Winter Haven. Our school is an accredited member of the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. Accepts Step Up for Students Scholarships.

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1700 Buckeye Loop Road, Winter Haven, Florida 33881