Approximately 20,000 ninth through 12th grade students are enrolled in Volusia County's 10 high schools. All public high school programs meet or exceed state requirements. Extensive offerings are available in language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, music, art, computer education, foreign language, career and technical education, and physical education.All standard high schools also have specialized computer-assisted learning labs that may be used for a variety of purposes including test review and remediation. Specific courses, including elective offering, vary between schools based on student demand, community needs and staff availability.Extra and co-curricular programs include:Student governmentBand, chorus, theaterService organizationsAthletic teamsSpecial interest clubsVolusia County’s 14 middle schools serve approximately 15,000 students through grades 6, 7, and 8. Each middle school has distinguishing characteristics that match the needs and traits of the students who attend the school. Middle schools offer the following components in order to provide an excellent educational experience to students:District-wide CurriculumFlexible SchedulingInterdisciplinary Teaching ApproachesUnified Arts/Exploratory CoursesDaily Physical EducationGrade-level HousesHouse Leaders (Assistant Principals)Exciting opportunities for academic competition include:Literacy FairMATHCOUNTSScience FairScience OlympiadSocial Studies FairWorld Languages FestivalFitness FestivalNumerous music festivals and competitions, as well as community and school art shows and displays.These offerings are dependent upon the specific needs of each high school community.