The Finest High School in the Land

Welcome to Vanguard High School!

  •  Home of the Knights


    The vision of Vanguard High School is to educate students who graduate as life-long learners and responsible, productive citizens of our changing world.



    The mission of Vanguard High School is that Vanguard High School will be a safe, caring center for excellence that meets student and community needs through innovative academic and extracurricular programs, committed parental involvement, and exposure to opportunities for success.



    The school and community are mutually and continually involved in a multitude of projects. With the approval of the International Baccalaureate Organization, Vanguard began its affiliation year in 1996 when it became the 26th high school in Florida and the only school in Marion County offering this prestigious program.

            IB APPLICATION - VHS IB Application

            VANGUARD IB VIDEO -




    All Vanguard High School home football games are held at:

    Booster Stadium

    2900 NE 36th Avenue

    Ocala, FL  34479

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Important Information

  • Student's School Day -- 8:35 AM - 2:50 PM (Change from 14-15 School Year)

    Student Lunch: $1.75
    (If qualified, reduced price is: $0.40 or free)



    Phone Numbers:

    • Voice 352-671-4900
    • FAX   352-671-4903
    • Cafeteria  352-671-4901
    • Guidance 352-671-4902



    All conditions MUST be met to attend VHS ACTIVITIES:

    10: Less than 10 days OSS/ISS

    10%: Must NOT miss more than 10% of assigned classes...Attendance Counts!

    2:   2.0 GPA

    0:   Debt Free


    School Inspection:

    In accordance with E.P.A. regulations, all Marion County Schools have been inspected for asbestos containing materials.  The original inspection along with a diagram of the location(s) and a copy of all re-inspections has been made available in the administrative office at each school for review.

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