Central Florida to get new $32M environmental STEM school

A local school district is preparing to build one of the the first environmental-focused science, technology, engineering and math schools in Florida near the Four Corners area.

Lake County School District is planning a $32 million, 160,000-square-foot facility on 50 acres at 800 U.S. Highway 27 in Clermont. The three-story, E-STEM school — which will hold up to 1,200 students from kindergarten through eighth grade — is a multi-wing concept with a STEM lab for all grade levels, including skill career labs for subjects like culinary arts and grade-level appropriate media labs. Read more here.