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School News

  • Bring Your Osceola B.E.S.T.

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  • KidGuard Student Accident Insurance

    KidGuard Enroll 22-23 Voluntary Accident Insurance Form, English and Spanish

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  • Highlands' Magnet Fundraiser

    Buy your Highlands Elementary Magnets at the front office. 5 bucks gets you a great magnet showing you have Highlands Pride!

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  • Brand Spankin' New Highlands T-Shirts!!!

    Get your Tee On Get your!!! 2021-2022 Highlands Elementary T-Shirts to show your Highlands PRIDE! We have the variety of sizes to fit you to a Tee. Buy them now for 10 dollars. Call our office for more information.

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  • Keep Osceola Safe

    The Osceola School Board is committed to the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors. The Osceola School District has detailed comprehensive safety and emergency plans for every site, and all schools regularly conduct various drills, such as fire drills, severe weather drills, and intruder drills, to prepare students for an emergency.

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  • Let's Talk with the Osceola School District

    The Osceola School District is committed to engaging all stakeholders in the education of our children. Only when we build strong relationships with our staff, students, families and community members can we best meet the needs of each and every student.

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  • Share Your Great

    Have you been inspired by someone in our schools? Is your school helping us build our legacy as we move from Good to Great? Do you have a teacher who has made a difference on your life or the life of your child? Share the good news with us!

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  • Learn More About Here Comes The Bus

    ​Here Comes the Bus is easy-to-use school bus tracking software that gives parents and students the ability to track the location of their school buses.

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District News

  • Severe Weather Update

    Superintendent Pace and team at the Osceola School District are continuing to closely monitor the progress of tropical depression #9 in conjunction with Osceola County Emergency Management.

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  • School District Accreditation

    The School District of Osceola County will be working through a rigorous process of District Accreditation in 2022-2023 through the accreditation agency Cognia™. Cognia is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits districts throughout the United States and internationally.

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  • Student Response Survey

    In order to learn more about student experiences at school, we will be asking for your child’s feedback via an online survey they will be completing at school. The survey shouldn’t take more than 20-30 minutes to complete. For more information and dates, click the link above.

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  • Sales Tax Renewal

    On November 8, 2022, residents of Osceola County will decide whether to renew the current one-cent infrastructure sales surtax split between the Osceola School District, the City of Kissimmee, the City of St. Cloud, and Osceola County.

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  • OHS AP Capstone Diploma

    Diploma program focuses on college-level research, collaboration, and presentation skills crucial for college and career success. Read more here!

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Principal's Message

  • Patty Cummins

    Dear Students and Parents,


    Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at Highlands Elementary!

    The upcoming school year brings the excitement of new beginnings, new experiences and new opportunities to learn and grow. Every teacher, administrator, staff member and parent plays an important role in making this year great for all of our Cowboys!

    Highlands Elementary is committed to creating an environment of high academic expectations where all individuals through support, interventions and enrichment, grow to their greatest potential. It is our mission to nurture, guide and challenge all of our students to achieve their maximum potential.

    The Highlands Elementary staff and I know how lucky we are to have so many wonderful students, parents and business partners as part of our Highlands Family. It continues to be our goal to keep our community involved and informed of the awesome things that take place at Highlands each and every day! To stay connected, visit our website at or Like us on Facebook at

    Please stop by our front office for any assistance, where we are happy to provide you with Red Carpet Customer Service! Our office hours are 7:30-4:00 Monday through Friday during the school year. I can also be contacted directly through email at

    I am eager to begin another school year! I hope you join me in your excitement and are ready to Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Responsible and Be Ready to Learn every day! We look forward to seeing you in August! Stay tuned for more details later this summer as we plan for a year full of kindness, learning and fun!

    Until then, read a little, write a little, talk with one another and stay well!

    Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day!

    Mrs. Patty Cummins,


Welcome Cowboys!


    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.


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