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Save the Date!  Founders' Day is being rescheduled from April 8, 2023 to September 8th, 2023 and will be held at The Villages High School - Middleton Campus. 
VHS Art Show Coming Soon

The Villages High School Art Show will be held on Wednesday, April 5th from 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ VHS. See the flyer below for details.
Free Physicals Coming Soon
Buffalo Athletics in conjunction with Lake Centre for Rehab presents the 2023 Free Physical Day for all incoming 2023-2024 6th through 12th grade student athletes.  This year's Free Physical Day will be Saturday April 22, 2023 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am in the Athletic Center on the VHS Campus. We look to continue to build on last year's numbers, so spread the word or plan to attend for a free sports physical exam for the 2023-2024 school year.  See the attached flyer for more information.  
*Note – FHSAA has made significant changes to their Physical Form that requires parent/guardian, student and medical provider signatures throughout the document.  Please encourage your student(s) to pick up the new form at the front office of VHS or VCMS in order to be ready for Free Physical Day!
Next Buffalo PRIDE Parent Meeting Planned for Tuesday
The Villages Charter School parent organization (Buffalo PRIDE) will hold their next regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 4th @ 6:00 pm. This will be a virtual meeting. 
New Applications for 23-24 School Year Now Available
VCS is now accepting new applications for the 23-24 school year. Click here to begin the application process.
Current VCS Student Re-enrollment Has Begun
Q. What do parents need to do to re-enroll their children for the next school year? 

A. Parents will Log into your PI Portal, select the green ‘campus preference selection’ button.  Select the drop down menu that appears next to each student and make a selection.  (Middleton, Buffalo Ridge, or Not Attending).  The campus preference selection for the 23-24 school year started on February 3, 2023. 

Go to the Family Information Login page.  


Saturday, April 1st

* VHS Academic Saturday (8:00 am - 11:00 am)

* VHS Track & Field @ Lake Minneola (10:00 am) Tickets are $5.00 at the gate 
Please share this information with your parents. Parking will be $5. Admission is $5, they are separate prices. Gates will open at 7:30 am.

Monday, April 3rd

* 2nd Grade Field Trip @ Tampa Zoo (Mrs. Bellamy, Ms. Beserock, Ms. Brown, Ms. Cruz) (8:00 am departure, 3:30 pm return)

* VHS JV Baseball vs. Umatilla @ VHS Field (6:00 pm)

* VHS JV Softball vs. Wildwood @ VHS Field (6:00 pm)

Tuesday, April 4th

* VHS Girls' Tennis vs. Umatilla @ Moyer Rec Center (Senior Night) (4:00 pm)

* VHS Baseball @ South Lake (JV 4:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm) Tickets available now on

* VHS Softball vs. Dunnellon @ VHS Field (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* Buffalo PRIDE Parent Meeting (Virtual @ 6:00 pm)

Wednesday, April 5th

* VHS Music Booster Club Meeting @ VHS Music Room (11:20 am)

* VHS Boys' Tennis @ Eustis Island Sunset Park (3:30 pm)

* VHS Girls' Tennis vs. West Port @ Moyer Rec Center (4:00 pm)

* VCMS Track Meet Sumter County Championship @ HG Morse Field (4:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Flag Football @ Trinity Catholic (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)  Tickets will be available on

* VHS Baseball vs. Trinity Catholic (Alumni Night) @ VHS Field (6:30 pm)

Thursday, April 6th

* VHS Track & Field Meet (Throwing Events Only) @ HG Morse Field (3:30 pm)

* VHS Softball @ North Marion (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm) Tickets available now on

* VHS Baseball vs. Lecanto @ VHS Field (6:30 pm)

Friday, April 7th

* VCMS AR Reward Day

* 4th Grade Field Trip St. Augustine (Ms. Barclay, Ms. Caputo, Ms. Cecil, Ms. Pendragon) (5:45 am departure, 6:30 pm return)

* VHS Boys' Weightlifting Regionals @ VHS (3:00 pm) Tickets for $7.00 available at the door (cash only) or Tickets available now on 

* VHS Boys' Tennis vs. Tavares (Senior Night) @ Chatham Rec Center (3:30 pm)

* VHS Girls' Flag Football vs. Citrus (Senior Night) (JV 6:00 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

Saturday, April 8th

* VHS Track & Field Buffalo Invitational @ HG Morse Field (10:30 am)

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VCS In The News 

VCS is Hiring!

BBQ Bash A Huge Success

BBQ Bash Recap

VCMS & VHS FFA Students Compete @ the Sumter County Fair

VHS Boys' Basketball Finishes Historic Season as State Runner-Up

VHS First Girls' Flag Football Game

Two VHS Seniors Selected as Finalists for National Merit Scholarship

See the latest update on the new Middleton schools

VHS Career & College Expo a Big Success

Fundraisers Help School Groups Assist Students

VHS Girls Weightlifting Wins Two District Titles

Tennell Leads VHS Girls' Basketball Team

VCMS Civics Class Field Trip to Town of Lady Lake

VHS and Sumter County Graduation Rates Among the Best in Florida

VHS Boys' Basketball Wins Big vs. Miami Calusa Prep

VHS Construction Management Academy Holds "Dry In" Ceremony

VHS Health Sciences Academy Prepares Students for Health Care Field

VHS Engineering Students Launch Rockets

VHS Buffalo Athletic Boosters Host Dinner & Auction for Scholarships

VHS Wrestlers Lose Tight Battle With Weeki Wachee

Cognia Recognizes VCS as a School of Distinction

VHS Boys' Basketball Defeats Leesburg

VHS Water Skier Competes at International Event in Chile

VHS Boys' Basketball Drops Close Contest with Windermere

VCS Joins Florida's Emphasis in Parental Involvement

VHS Boys' Basketball Win Tight Battle with Forest

VHS Choir Performs at Disney Candlelight Processional

Big City Dancers Perform in NYC

VHS Soccer Programs Ready to Kick Off Season

VHS Football Loses Tough Battle At The Range

New Middleton Campus Reaches Milestone

VHS Fall Choral Programs

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Hosts Successful Golf Fundraiser

Buffalo PRIDE Closet Clutter a Big Success

VHS Construction Management Academy Breaks Ground on 2nd Home for 2022-23 School Year

VHS Culinary Arts Academy Prepares Students for the Workforce

VHS Celebrates Homecoming Week

VHS Agriscience Students Prepare Animals for the Sumter County Fair

VCS Begins New State Assessments

VHS Fall Sports Ready to Start

The History of VHS Football

VHS Construction Management Academy Partners with Habitat for Humanity

VHS Alumni Opera Singer Performs at Fundraiser

School Resource Officers Undergo Safety Training

VCS Students Return for 1st Day of School

Students Head Back to School

VCS Welcomes New Faculty & Staff

VCS Prepares for New Standards and Assessments 

VCS Announces North Campus Renovation Plans

VCS Earns 19th "A" in a Row!

Gov. Scott Visits VHS

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

VCS Earns School of Excellence Designation!

The Villages Charter School has again earned a School of Excellence designation for the 2020-2021 school year based upon academic data from the past three school years. The Florida State Board of Education announced the list of schools in a press release today (10/22/21). See the announcement below. 

VCS Earns 19th A Rating in a Row

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2021-2022 school grades for all schools and The Villages Charter School has again earned an A rating!

Congrats to all students, teachers, administrators, staff, & parents for this achievement.

For the past 16 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 16 straight A’s (2006 – 2022*)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 19 straight A’s (2003 - 2022*)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 19 straight A’s (2003 - 2022*)

* The Florida Department of Education did not issue grades for the 2020 school year due to COVID-19. See the full report & executive summary below.

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Announces "Buffalo Promise"
The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation has formally announced a long planned project--the "Buffalo Promise". Click here to read a recent article about the Buffalo Promise or click here to visit the Buffalo Promise webpage
VCS Updates 2022-2023 School Calendar
The Villages Charter School has updated the school calendar for the 2022-2023 school year. Due to Tropical Storm Nicole, VCS cancelled school on Thursday, November 10, 2022. Friday, April 14, 2023 was previously designated as a "Teacher Professional Day" / No School for students, but will now be a regular school day for students. See the PDF below. 
VCS Adopts 2023-2024 School Calendar
The Villages Charter School has adopted the school calendar for the 2023-2024 school year. See the PDF below. 
Latest Updates on Middleton and New Schools

The Villages Charter School Is Growing

The Villages Daily Sun provides lots of information about a new world class development along CR 470 in Sumter County. You can learn more about the future of Villages' neighborhoods, cool shopping and dining venues, family housing, a state of the art medical complex and.... a new K-8 building and a new 9-12 high school! Click here to see the latest on the new school campus.  

The Villages Introduces Middleton 

The Villages just shared some exciting news in The Villages Daily Sun and Vmail about an all-new family-friendly community designed for the folks that serve the residents of The Villages. In addition, they also shared a few more details on the future expansion of The Villages Charter School. If you have not already had the chance, I invite you to take a moment to watch the video that was shared as well as read the newspaper insert.  

As you may be aware, the expansion of The Villages Charter School with an additional K-8 Campus and an all-new high school campus gives us the opportunity to continue to provide a quality education to the families of The Villages current and future employees, business partners and on-property businesses that serve the residents of The Villages community. 

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      VHS Spring Art Show 4.5.23
      23-24 Free Physicals Flyer
      2023-2024 VCS Calendar
      VCS School Calendar 22-23 Revised 11.28.22
      2021-2022 VCS K-12 Academic Report
      22-23 School Uniform FAQ
      2021-2022 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      VCS 5 Year Accreditation Report
      VCS Named School of Excellence 20-21
      VCS Named High Performing Charter School

Website Accessibility

The Villages Charter School (VCS) is committed to ensuring that its website is accessible to people with disabilities. If you use assistive technology and are experiencing difficulty accessing information on this site, please contact to gain access to inaccessible content or functionality of online content. To file a formal grievance under Section 504 and Title II with VCS please contact Patrick Murphy, Instructional Technology Supervisor at 352-259-2350.