General Information

School Information:

Winter Haven High School
600 6th Street SE Winter Haven, FL. 33880
Phone: 863-291-5330
Fax: 863-297-3024
Guidance Office: 863-291-5338


Aerospace Academy – Winter Haven Airport

2150 21st SW NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone – 863-317-8088


School Hours: 7:00am 2:00pm                     
First Bell: 6:50am
Dismissal Bell: 2:00pm


Our History

Founded in 1886, Winter Haven High School is a large four-year, Title 1, public
high school serving the needs of a multi-cultural student body of over 2,400 students.

In addition to state and nationally renowned music and athletic programs, we offer
paths including multiple career academies, Cambridge (AICE), Dual Enrollment, and Advanced Placement.

School Awards and Achievements

  • WHHS Medical Academy accredited by NCAC and evaluated as a Model Academy
  • County, State, and National Broadcast Journalism Awards for 13 consecutive years
  • Polk County Academic All-Sports Award for 3 consecutive years
  • 2020-2021 State of Florida Academic Team Champion Girls Lacrosse
  • Pride of WHHS Band consistently rated Superior at Marching, Jazz, and Concert Music Performance Assessments
  • JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction for 22 consecutive years
  • TSA second place State Engineering CAD Design Award
  • Aerospace Academy 3-time recipient of James C. Ray Scholarship Award for student private pilot license 


Winter Haven High School

Mission Statement

Every student will receive a quality education. Winter Haven High School will provide a safe haven environment that will provide a foundation in academic excellence, technology and personal growth. Our school, parents and community will work together to assure responsible, successful citizens in a changing world.

Vision Statement

Winter Haven High School, parents, and community will work together to provide a safe environment for a foundation of academic excellence, technology, and personal growth so that all students will receive a quality education. The staff of Winter Haven High School believes that all students can and will learn.