Award-winning athletic programs

Athletics are an important part of the Academy experience. Our award-winning athletic department fields 39 athletic teams at the Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity levels, and each year an average of 80% of Academy students in grades 6-12 participate in school-sponsored athletics. As members of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) 2A Classification, our Wildcats have won multiple district, regional and state championships, and consistently earn All-District and All-State honors.
Over the last eight years, more than 15% of Academy’s senior student-athletes have received financial packages to participate in collegiate athletics, compared to the national average of 2%.
In keeping with the school’s mission, Academy has a no-cut policy for all athletic teams.
Academy at the Lakes offers several sports to both our middle and upper-division students. They include: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball and Weightlifting. We are members of the Florida High School Athletic Association and compete at the Class 2A level.


  • Mascot: Wildcats
  • Affiliation: Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA); Class 2A
  • Sports Offered: 11 Boys and 11 Girls
  • Teams: 39
  • Facilities: gym; outdoor court, rec center; practice fields and weight room
The Admissions Team offers personal tours to fit your schedule. Tours are scheduled Monday-Friday.