High Schools

    The Sarasota County School District includes comprehensive high schools with a variety of academic programs, competitive sports and extracurricular activities.

    Booker, Sarasota and North Port high schools offer the Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE), created by the University of Cambridge in England. Sarasota High also offers the MaST Research Institute, which focuses on math, science and technology. Booker High is home to a Visual and Performing Arts program and a Law Academy.

    Riverview and Venice high schools offer the International Baccalaureate program. Like AICE, IB is recognized throughout the world as a rigorous preparation for post-secondary education.

    Suncoast Polytechnical High School is a technology magnet high school whose students come from throughout the county. The school’s college-preparatory curriculum is integrated within an economics and business core. SPHS students study subjects as diverse as architectural drafting, practical nursing, and commercial foods and culinary art. Many programs are offered in cooperation with the adjacent Suncoast Technical College. Local businesses provide on-the-job experiences for teachers and students, such as job shadowing and internships.

    Pine View School, which serves intellectually gifted students in grades two-12, is consistently ranked one of the best high schools in Florida and throughout the U.S. Eligible students thrive in the school’s academically challenging environment. 

    All of the district’s high schools emphasize service to the community to help develop of well-rounded, responsible and productive citizens.

    Click on the links on this page to learn more about the diverse opportunities at the district’s high schools.

    High Schools
    Steve Cantees, Executive Director, Secondary Schools

    Patty Woods, Administrative Assistant 

    Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 31137
    Fax: 941-361-6173 
    1960 Landings Boulevard
    Sarasota, Florida 34231
    Green 3rd Floor

    James Slaton, Director

    Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34120

    Driver Education
    James Clark
    Phone: 941-915-0022

    Sarasota Virtual Academy
    Steve Posilovich, Coordinator
    Phone: 925-421-6747

    2/20/2019 - Kindergarten Round up Venice Elementary

    2/21/2019 - Financial Advisory Committee Meeting

    2/21/2019 - CANCELED: Charter Review Committee

    2/21/2019 - Kindergarten Round Up Ashton Elementary

    2/21/2019 - Kindergarten Round Up Tuttle Elementary School

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