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Lake Nona High School

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Founded  2007
Status  Open
Phone  +1 407-956-8300
Number of students  2,760
Opened  2009
Principal  Margaret Nampon
Mascot  Lion
School board  Orange County Public Schools
Dean  George Arscott, Santo-Domingo
Address  12500 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL 32832, USA
District  Orange County Public Schools
Similar  Freedom High School, Colonial High School, Boone High School, East River High School, Winter Park High School

Lake Nona High School is a public high school in Orlando, Florida. It was a relief school for Odyssey Middle School, Cypress Creek High School, and Oak Ridge High. Lake Nona High School stands as one of the more challenging schools in Orange County due to its rigorous academic workload, significantly high AP Enrollment and its open dual enrollment program through Valencia College. The School rating has repeatedly received a high A since 2012. Lake Nona also tops most schools in the district with its high graduation rate of 97.7%.


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Construction began in August 2007 and was completed in June 2009. Its first principal, Dr. A. Robert "Rob" Anderson, was originally principal at Edgewater High. For its opening year, Nona served grades 6–11. Middle school students moved to their own campus, Lake Nona Middle School, in the 2011-12 school year leaving Lake Nona High School to serve only grades 9-12.

In Spring of 2012 Lake Nona High School allowed Valencia College students to go there while the new Valencia College was being built. The students from Valencia College were there until the new building was fully constructed in August 2012.

The average SAT Scores for this school are exceptionally high at 1690 Combined (Including Writing). Students on average take 3 to 4 AP Classes throughout their high school career at Lake Nona, which has propelled over 50% of the school's students to attend 4 year colleges. In recent years, many students from Lake Nona have attended, currently attend or will attend University of Florida, University of Central Florida, UNC Chapel Hill, New York University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach and University of Southern Florida.


The school's mascot is a Lion and the school colours are navy blue, silver, and white. The 377,000-square-foot (35,000 m2) campus includes ten buildings consisting of one and two-story concrete, tilt-wall construction housing administration, classrooms, art and music rooms, kitchen, multi-purpose and dining facility, auditorium, gymnasium, playing fields and outdoor activity areas.


2015-2016 School Year White Students: 27.1% Hispanic Students: 55.0% Black Students: 8.8% Asian Students: 5.6% Mixed Race/Other Students: 3.5% Male Enrollment: 39.7% Female Enrollment: 60.3%


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