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    Summer Enrichment Opportunities for Osceola Students
    Summer is the perfect time to advance every child’s learning in a fun and engaging environment! The Osceola School District will be offering a number of programs for students this summer as enrichment opportunities.
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    Please Complete Our Climate and Inventory Surveys
    The School District of Osceola County is conducting several Spring Surveys and Inventories. We would like all parents, teachers, administration, staff members, and students to complete a short survey to find out your beliefs, experiences, and opinions about your school. Please click "Read More" for more information.
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21st CCLC End-of-Year Stakeholders’ Surveys
Student, Teacher, and Adult Family Member

Student and Teacher Surveys. The student and teacher surveys must be completed electronically by Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The electronic surveys will be closed after this date. 

Adult Family Member Survey.
 The adult family member surveys must be received by the 21st CCLC Program Office by Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  This means that the paper version of the survey must be received by the 21st CCLC Program Office by Tuesday, May 15th.  

 Click on the following link to access the electronic surveys:


This web address will take respondents to a webpage with links for the surveys


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A Message from OUR Principal
Mrs. Alison Doe

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Highlands Elementary

Cowboy P.R.I.D.E.

Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence

     Welcome to 2018 HLES Cowboys!!! We’re looking forward to continuing the teaching and learning taking place at Highlands Elementary, now that staff and students are well rested and re-energized for the second half of the school year!
     We have gotten right back in to the swing of things. All students completed their i-Ready Reading and Math Diagnostic 2 assessments in December so teachers and the leadership team will discuss the growth and progress of students as we work to have all students achieve high levels of learning! 

    Please congratulate Ms. Tennessee Martin, 5th grade teacher, who was selected by her peers as Highlands Elementary Teacher of the Year! Let’s also congratulations to Ms. Ilia Colon, ESE paraprofessional, who was selected by her peers as our School Related Employee of the Year. Take a look at who is featured as 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award from Highlands.  

Our sincere congratulations goes out to our own Coach Stenberg!!


    Make sure to sign up on REMIND to get weekly updates on what’s happening here at Highlands Elementary by texting @HLESPAR to 81010.

    If you want to stay current on your child’s grades, the Parent Portal is the perfect tool to use.  Just go to this link to get started and for more information:


    Need help?
 Stop by the front office where we are more than happy to help.

Thank you for your constant support in your child’s education!

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Alison Doe


Highlands Elementary

Mrs. Patricia Cummins

Mrs. Patricia Cummins


Highlands Elementary School, in partnership with parents and community members, is committed to creating an environment of high academic expectations where all individuals through support, interventions and enrichment, grow to their greatest potential.



The mission of Highlands Elementary is to nurture, guide, and challenge all of our students to achieve their maximum potential.


Highlands Elementary Pre-K through 5th Grade
800 West Donegan Avenue
Kissimmee, FL. 34741
Phone: 407.935.3620  |  407.935.3629 (fax)
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm 


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    At HLES, every person who steps onto our campus has the responsibility in bringing their very best, each and every day.  This applies to ALL students, staff, parents, district personnel, and community members.  

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