Have you ever wondered what home builders look for when deciding where to build new communities? The answer may vary, but most of us like to ensure that we are in a family-friendly location. Usually, that means there are plenty of amenities within the community and nearby. Another important thing is access to top school districts for families with children of any age to learn and grow. Whatever the age of your children, thebest schools in Floridaand a family-friendly Craft Homes community are close by.
Orange County School District, the fourth largest school district in the state, is considered one of the top school districts in Orlando. It is dedicated to creating a diverse and enriching academic experience that ensures future success for its students. Laureate Park and Summerdale Park are vibrant communities in the heart of innovative Lake Nona, and are just minutes from three of the wonderful school options available in this district: Laureate Park Elementary, Lake Nona Middle and Lake Nona High School.
Laureate Park Elementary School is a highly rated school with 935 students in grades PK, K-5, and a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 75% of students are at least proficient in math and 81% in reading. Niche.com and GreatSchools.org both rank it highly for academics, faculty and diversity.
Lake Nona Middle School is also highly rated. It has 1,541 students in grades 5-8, and a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. State test scores say 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading. Niche.com ranks it as one of the best middle schools in Florida; GreatSchools.org ranks it highly for academics, faculty and diversity.
Lake Nona High School has a 99% graduation rate. It has 3,929 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1.Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. (The AP® participation rate is 85%.) US News & World Report ranks it highly (Overall Score 89.55/100) among national andFlorida high schools.
Lake Nona schoolsare a perfect fit within the master-planned community of Lake Nona, all sharing a commitment to innovation, diversity and healthy living. The astonishing array of community amenities includes everything from parks and sports courts to shopping, dining and entertainment options. TheAdventure Park features a floating aqua park, and a one-of-a-kind 60-foot climbing tower and ropes course.At Craft Homes, our commitment to forward-thinking design has resulted in a range of plans for many lifestyles. Our townhomes and single family homes have 3 to 6 bedrooms, with plenty of room to grow.
TheOsceola School Districtprovides academic instruction and support to more than 69,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade in 60 schools throughoutCelebration, Kissimmee,St. Cloud, Poinciana, Harmony, and Kenansville. Its diverse student body represents 140 different countries and speaks over 98 languages.
Weslyn Park in Sunbridge, a new community in St. Cloud, developed by the creators of Lake Nona, will be home to a brand new K-8 school opening in the 2024-2025 school year!Sunbridge encompasses more than 27,000 acres in both Orange and Osceola counties. Consequently, the School District of Osceola County, Osceola County, and the developer agreed that the growing community and its students would benefit from an innovative new school. The new K-8 school will have capacity for more than 1,400 students and 150 staff members when it opens in 2024. It will have a stand-alone gymnasium, parent and bus loops, and covered canopies for parking. Student athletes will enjoy a 400-meter track, soccer field, two exterior basketball courts and other athletic amenities.
In addition to offering access to the bestSt. Cloud schools,Weslyn Park in Sunbridge will provide a lifestyle filled with adventure and a true connection to nature. Offering miles of nature trails, open space, lakes and canals, and outdoor activities, it is also close to the best of shopping and dining in Central Florida. Craft Homes is offering four new product lines, including luxury maintenance-free townhomes and newly designed single-family homes.
Any one of these amazing communities is a great place to raise children. They can thrive in our homes and learn in thebest schools near Orlando, FL. The top rated school districts and great locations are just a couple of reasons to choose Craft Homes in the Orlando area. If you’d like to learn more, give us a call at 407-605-6150 or connect with us online.