The School Board of Highlands County, Florida is committed to ensuring that our web site is accessible to everyone. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility of this site, please contact the school Webmaster, as we are continually working to improve the experience for all of our visitors.

Standards Compliance

SHBC is actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of our website conforming to WCAG 2.0 Level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. We use online compliance checkers to validate our work.


Navigation is consistent throughout the entire siteThe navigation menu is found at the top and left side of each page

Font sizes

Users can change the font size using browser or keyboard commands


We use limited decorative-only imagesAll images have available Alt (alternative) text descriptionsAll content is available through text, so the experience is unchanged if images "off" is enabled

Website Disclaimer

The district makes no warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, for the service it is providing. The district will not be responsible for any damages suffered. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, mis-deliveries, or service interruptions caused by its own negligence or errors or omissions including any and all viruses. Use of any information obtained via the Internet is at the user's own risk. The district specifically denies any responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through its services.No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity, or in any employment condition or practices conducted by The School Board of Highlands County, except as provided by law.