OCPS to open four new campuses
Posted on 07/16/2021
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Photos of four new school fronts

Clockwise from top left: Village Park ES, Lake Buena Vista HS, Horizon HS, Silver Pines Academy K-12 Learning Center

For the first time since 2009, Orange County Public Schools is opening two high schools at once. Horizon High and Lake Buena Vista High will relieve overcrowding in rapidly growing southwest Orange County, adding about 5,500 seats of high school capacity in the nation’s eighth-largest school district. In addition, a new elementary school and a K-12 school for students with behavioral disorders will also open August 10, the first day of school.

Both high schools will hold Sneak Peek events on Monday, August 2, with Village Park Elementary and Silver Pines Academy K-12 Learning Center opening to the public for visits on Thursday, August 5.

The projects represent a $278 million investment in students by taxpayers, developers and property owners, creating more than 2,055 jobs. The economic impact of the projects in Orange County is $314.9 M. All four schools are built to Green Globes environmental construction standards.

An additional school, Water Spring Middle, will open temporarily in a wing of Horizon High this August while a permanent campus is built. In total, OCPS will have 205 schools for the 2021-22 school year. 

Lake Buena Vista HS
11305 Daryl Carter Parkway
Orlando, FL 32836
August 2
3 p.m.

Pam Gould
Horizon HS (Water Spring MS)

10393 Seidel Road
Winter Garden, FL 34787 

August 2

4 p.m.
Pam Gould

Silver Pines Academy 
K-12 Learning Center 

1906 Matterhorn Dr., 
Orlando, FL 32818
August 5
3 p.m.
Vicki-Elaine Felder
 Village Park ES
12253 Lake Nona Gateway Rd.

Orlando, FL 32827

 August 5  7 p.m.  Johanna Lopez

Please contact Lauren Roth, Facilities Communications, at 570-709-1630 or [email protected] to coordinate interviews.