Lake Weir Middle School will be a safe and caring school environment that equips learners with knowledge, skills, and a desire to succeed. Learners will leave with Lakeside Pride prepared for a future that includes high school graduation, college and workforce readiness, and citizenship that promotes positive social change.
Lake Weir Middle School exists to prepare learners, within three years, for participation in rigorous academic and vocational programs at any secondary school.
Lake Weir Middle School is situated in a rural community that is known for equine and agriculture industries. The economic status of the school population varies with approximately 85% of our outstanding learner population is classified as economically disadvantaged. Student demographics are as follows: 48% Caucasian, 21% Hispanic, 20% African American, 9% Multi-racial, 1.5% Asian, .5% American Indian. The total student enrollment is 1,150. There are 2 assistant principals, 3 academic coaches, 3 guidance counselors, a magnet facilitator, and 2 deans who support high-quality instruction is a safe environment
Lake Weir Middle serves grades 6-8 and has nearly 80 instructional faculty. Classes for exceptional education are provided for those students who qualify. In order to assist those subgroups who are not making Adequate Yearly Progress, we implement the inclusion model and follow county guidelines by screening students who are Level 1 and 2 on FSA Reading using a Reading Placement Test. Based on the results students may be placed into an appropriate remediation class.