Forest Lake Academy (Florida, US)

A coeducational day and boarding school on the senior high school level, situated 11 miles (18 kilometers) northwest of Orlando, Florida, and four miles (6.5 kilometers) east of Apopka (post office, Maitland, Florida). On the 385-acre (155-hectare) campus overlooking Mirror Lake are the boys’ and girls’ dormitories, administration building, gymnasium-auditorium, bindery-press, cafeteria, maintenance building, laundry, and faculty homes. Approximately 80 acres (30 hectares) are planted in citrus trees. The academy is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the state of Florida, and the SDA Board of Regents. Forest Lake Academy had two forerunners. The first Seventh-day Adventist secondary school in Florida was at Fort Ogden (1909-1912), called the Fort Ogde...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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