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Altamonte Springs, FL

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991 Sand Lake Road
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

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September 17, 2013
Not pleased with this school at this point. The Dean's MAIN focus is on the football program. Anything else is secondary.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2013
I am a student at Lake Brantley and I love it. This school IS giving students academic support when they ask a teacher. They prepare the students for real life situations and they offer many classes you wont see in other high schools. GO CLASS OF 2014

- submitted by a student
July 06, 2013
This school is highly overrated. Students are not receiving the quality education they are entitled to. The problem is and what few parents there know is the majority of teachers teaching their children do Not hold certification in the subjects (core academic) they teach. Parents should be aware of this fact and request proof the teacher teaching their child holds certification in the subject their teaching. I was stunned when I checked and found out that not one of my daughter's teachers held subject certified in her core academic classes! Don't be fooled like I was. My daughter did not receive a quality education while attending Lake Brantley, we felt bamboozled!

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2013
No Academic Support - I'm very disappointed upon research it is rated as an exceptional school cross the board - this must mean we only cater to exceptional students and those not in there A+ are lost in the cracks there is no assistance for a student having difficulty with classes - there is no tutoring support at all (by teachers) If your child is not a A+ then your child is a statistic.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2013
I'm not at all pleased with the academic support at this school. My daughter, who used to love school, now hates it and wants to drop out. They have a "To Be Kind" program that is exclusive to "snobby" kids who aren't very kind. The teachers don't care if your child needs extra support in a class and won't make amendments to help your child. They don't care. The school is supposed to prepare chldren for after high school. They aren't doing that and it only seems to support those whom they think are deserving. I'm extremely disappointed and can understand why FLVS is a viable option with schools like this.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 11, 2010
My son graduated from Lake Brantley in 2008. Although I think the school is pretty good, I feel it could definitely use some extra education dollars to improve things, like math, English, science, and the arts. I know it isn't the schools fault that we have the FCATs, but I MUST say those tests hindered my child's learning experience. He did not learn NEARLY as much as I did, and I graduated in 1979! The teachers are forced to teach for the FCAT, instead of for college and life. My son was an A-B student, but is seriously under-prepared for college and the outside world...those FCATs have ruined his formative years, as far as school is concerned!

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April 27, 2010
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- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 08, 2010
I went to lake brantley high school for 9th grade and i loved it... We had 4 classes and everyone was so friendly.. I loved my classes and all the people.. Everyone was very helpful and nice to me.. I am a senior right now and i go to piper high school and everyday i wish i didnt have to move so that i could be at the one school i loved to go to every single day.

- submitted by a community member
January 26, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2009
I love this school like there is no tomarrow! The academics here allow us to have a wide variety to choose from, and also to attain scholarships. Making friends here is easy, because you just have to find people you connect with. The Band here is especially excellent, and not just because im in it. So it's safe to say what school I would want my children to go to later on in life. :)

- submitted by a student
no rating September 16, 2009
Quality of teachers, large number of advanced placement classes, safe, clean

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August 28, 2009
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August 07, 2009
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June 09, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating May 10, 2009
I currently attend Lake Brantley, and from what I've encountered, it is a very stuck-up rich school. Cliques are everywhere and very mean and hurtful to anyone not like them. I used to think our reputation as a snobby little rich school were false, until i realized it myself. Don't get me wrong, the academics are great, the student body as a whole is what makes this school very cold and unwelcoming.

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February 27, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 21, 2008
Lake Brantley is a great school overall, its just the little things such as teachers and many of the students that just keep it from the excellent standards. I think that for the most part they have a good basis of education . They have a wide variety of sports, which lets you find the one that you fit in the most. I do disagree however that most of the sports have to revolve around football. No doubt football is a great sport, but that doesn't mean that the other sports have to have less equipment and not as nice practice field as the football team does. Again it is a good school, and I would pick it over most of the other schools in the area.

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August 12, 2008
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July 22, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 23, 2008
As a freshmen here at Lake Brantley High School, I didn't have to go through the normal pressures that most freshmen face. However, i'ts a very stuck-up school, only caring for middle-class students. I mean, it's okay, but I'd gladly move somewehere else.

- submitted by a student
February 06, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 18, 2008
One of the best High Schools around Central Florida

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January 02, 2008
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- submitted by a student
December 28, 2007
I am extremely pleased with Lake Brantley High School. I was orginally zoned for Lyman High School but decided to move upon a comparison between the two schools curriculum guide. Brantley offers an abundance of academic oppurtunities partly because of modified block scheduleing. This was proved to me as I realized I can be finished with 5 years of foreign language in about 3 years, counting AP foreign language. Also, I have never really enjoyed math, and Ive made mediocre grades throughout my academic career before coming to Brantley, but upon the gift of a brillant math teacher, I have done comparably better. She takes two hours with me after school to help free of charge. All my educators are sincerely dedicated to their professions. Although controversey surrounding the Lyman-Brantley rezoning abounds, I strongly beleive I made the right choice in coming to Brantley, the proof is sheerly in the curriculm

- submitted by a student
December 21, 2007
Highly overated High School They have some good AP and honors classes but the school seems more focused on sports. We have had 3 children attend LBHS. This school has a very poor reputation at providing special education. Look at the State of Florida Dept of Education website for more specicifics, but LBHS doesn't seem to be meeting their own objectives as a school.

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December 20, 2007
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December 09, 2007
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- submitted by a community member
October 30, 2007
I wanted my son to go to the best so we moved into the Lake Brantley School District and thought we were getting the best.. Over the 2 years my son spent at Brantley we were not satisfied. I think the great reputation is overrated. The school is full of cliques that do not encourage camaraderie . He played in the band for 6 years prior to coming to Brantley and loved it. After one year in the band at Brantley and he quit and has not picked up his instrument again due to the band directors methods. The school does have several AP classes that can be taken for college credit. There is a focus on either band or sports for extracurricular activities. My other son is at Seminole HS, loving everything about the IB Program. Sorry we didn't change schools.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2007
As a student attending this school I can say that it is not all that it's cracked up to be. It is highly overrated. The student groups are very cliqish. We don't mingle with other groups besides our own. We spend far too much time practicing for the F-CAT then actually learning. Teachers seem to pay more attention to what you are doing wrong (i.e dresscode, cell phone misuse) then actually trying to teach you. Bottom line, it's not the best school out there anymore.

- submitted by a student
June 29, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 28, 2007
I dont like this school. we spend all of our money on the sports team but not enough on the book and things necessary for learning.

- submitted by a student
May 06, 2007
Lake Brantley is a safe High School. There are several teachers that need to find another profession. They do not have any support for those students that need extra help in a particular subject. They only activities they have is football and dance shows and mediocre choir performances.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2006
The school has excellent academics and student involvement. It is one of the stars of Seminole School District. Lake Brantley has performed so well.

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October 19, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
September 09, 2006
Solid curriculum, excellent staff, cold sterile campus, excelence in programs enhanced by unusually high parental involvement. Attendance policies overly strict. If a student needs lots of structure great place to go. Overall excellent school, lots of students body very cliquish. One son graduated from LBHS and when visiting siblings magnet school, couldn't believe difference in the way students behaved. Despite having nothing but the best LBHS is a cold sterile place compared to the poorly equiped Seminiole HS. LBHS student wishes he had gone to SHS after he had gotten a chance to spend some time on campus. LBHS is an excellent school, but it's reputation is slightly overrated. Not the best around, but almost there!

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2006
My daughter and this year my son both graduated from lake brantley. As far as schools go it's the best around. If your child needs that extra help or you need teachers to work with you to keep them on track they do. You don't get that everywhere. Sports,a pool,cheering or extra's they have it all. Parents always help with time and money. I have another child in 8th that will not be able to attend lake brantley because of rezoning. Totally not fair after seeing both her siblings love there school. And cheering for lbhs 8years through pop warner.. What a shame! All to you who will be going to lbhs be proud and take full advantage of all it has to offer.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2006
Lake Brantley is a wonderful school. With a wide variety in electives it offers students an array of areas to explore. The teachers are attentive and truly care about the students which fosters a wonderful learing enviroment. 'Brantley' also has its own theatre and has many classes ofered in not only drama, but also theatre production. The music program at the school is also incredible, not only do they compete for national titles, but the Lake Brantley Choir is an honored guest every year at Disneys Epcot Candle Light Processional. If you are looking for well balanced highschool that you don't have to fight with your teenager to attend Lake Brantley is the school.

- submitted by a former student
May 07, 2006
My son was educated at Lake Brantley High School, and was able to 'get in' and 'stay in' at Florida State University for the past two years. He is on the Dean's List at FSU, thanks to the excellent foundation that he received at Lake Brantley.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2006
Lake Brantley is an excellent school, with very good academic programs. Students should take advantage of all the extracurricular activities Lake Brantley has to offer. Parents are encouraged participate actively.

- submitted by a student
April 10, 2006
I found out about this school before moving to Florida over a year ago. This High School had to be the best school in this school district as far as my research found, and it is. The teachers are very proactive in helping parents find out what's going on at school with their kids. The curriculum is broad and has fun courses for kids. I like the fact that I can check online my sons' grades and attendance. Good sports programs.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2006
My nephew went to Lake Brantley after moving here from Hawaii and they were very nice and efficient in getting him enrolled ... I think Lake Brantley is a great school with a great attitude that inspired my nephew to do good.

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January 23, 2006
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- submitted by a student
January 09, 2006
This is an excellent school with a committed and united faculty and administration. They offer a wide range of classes and a beautiful vibrant campus.

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December 15, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2005
Lake Brantley seems like a good school on the surface, you know, 'A' school, good surrounding area, the whole lot. But as a sophomore attending this school, I can tell you it's not what it's cracked up to be. Another thing, this school is very unsanitary.

- submitted by a student
October 27, 2005
Great School! Both of my brothers and I graduated from this school and it was great.

- submitted by a student
August 26, 2005
I'm a graduate of Lake Brantley and I can't stress how fortunate I feel for having had that opportunity. Now a parent myself, Brantley embodies all of the qualities I want for my children's education. The music department was my favorite, Mr. Ted Douce is an outstanding teacher and role model. The 'over achievers' this school has produced is unbelievable. I moved to MN, late my junior year, and was shocked to find I was at least a year ahead of everyone else. The quality of education at Brantley is unparalleled. There's a reason parents fight to get their children into Lake Brantley, you won't find a better school in the state.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2005
I must say that I highly recommend this school. The office staff, VP's and Principal are more than willing to solve any issues a parent may have with a teacher or another student. Any issues I had were dealt with and solved in timely and very efficient manners with the utmost respect and care. I enjoyed the office much more than the teachers. Unfortunately I think most of the teachers have bad views on teenagers and don't really care to be there but they need the paycheck.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2005
Excellent teachers, excellent programs. One of the Nations top 100 schools!

- submitted by a former student
July 05, 2005
Lake Brantley High School offers high quality academic programs along with the widest range of extracurricular and athletic activities.

- submitted by a staff
June 20, 2005
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April 30, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2005
This is a good school the guidence department is very helpful when you need something. If you need help the teachers are willing to help you as long as you let them know that you want it.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2005
My daughter was a 2003 graduate of LBHS with a grade point average of 3.54 with a number of extracurricular activities and competitive All Star cheerleading schedule. During her Senior year, she took (3) AP classes per her teachers' recommendations. Of those (3), she passed (1) in the county exam. Despite my concerns about her foundational education at LBHS because of the diverse curriculum, she has excelled at Florida State University with a GPA of 3.65 after almost two years. Her writing capabilities from Lake Brantley have enabled her to make A's on all her college English courses. In addition, she was able to pursue (4) Interior Design courses in her four years, the last of which was a 'one on one' with the teacher doing a major project. That will facilitate her major at FSU in Interior Design. Overall, our experience was outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2005
With one 2003 graduate and one Junior, Lake Brantley HS is a blessing to my 'gifted' children. The excellenat Math & Science program, abundant AP classes and variety of electives can be seen in the catalog. Yet the teacher dedication, acedemic focus, high standards and the understanding, support and encouragement of diverse abilities and interests, is not quantifyable. Quality of programs is excellant. (Ignore state A,B,C grades which are lowered by 'not significantly improving in the lowest 25%'. Look at FCAT and SAT scores, 'Bright Future's Scholars', science fair and competition winners and especcially the high number of students getting into colleges of their choice, many with merit-based scholarships. With 3000+ students there are many interest groups, extracurricular activities and opportunities. Some may seem like 'cliques' yet my children always felt welcome to join any they had time for. Parent involvement is encouraged and PTSA makes a big difference.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2005
This could be an A school. There is little discipline applied. Few students bring any work ethic to school, and they don't get any while there. A student getting A's abd B's at this place will be in for a big surprise if they go to college.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
November 09, 2003
Thank you Lake Brantley for making a difference in my children's life. The academic standards, community involvement, sports, and other activites that the school offers, along with the support of caring teachers and staff, have helped our children to enjoy their high school years and become well adjusted and caring citizens. Our efforts as parents, complimented with your overall guidance, made a real difference!

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2003
this is a great school. kids can make friends easily without that awkward feeling. the exxtra envolvment this school has to offer is above and beyond what you could imagine it has alot of clubs from latin club to surfing club and sports such as wrestling, dance, football, etc..with things to get the whole family (including parents)involved.Lake Brantley isnt divided up by 'groups' which some students are familiar with as some schools might be, most all students get along. although some teachers are strict and some are more lienent they all offer great learning for the students. teachers and parents as well as exta faculty such as the assistant principal, guidance counseler are well involved with the students well-being in thier environment, and open and available, as well adding thier school spirit. its an overall great school to consider going here is a great decision as well as a great opportunity.

- submitted by a community member
October 07, 2003
Lake Brantley is considered one of the top schools in central Florida, but I do not see what is so great about it. Also, because LBHS dropped from an A to B school, there is a whole lot more FCAT practice wasting students time, and taking up valuable learning time.

- submitted by a community member
August 19, 2003
A great school with probably the finest science departments, headed by Dr. Behal, in the State. They also have excellant student counsellors, such as Mr. Milwee. Not to mention the excellant music department.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2003
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Lake Brantley High School
991 Sand Lake Road, Altamonte Springs, FL  32714
(407) 746-3450
Last modified Lake Brantley High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lake Brantley High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 63 reviews. Top