About Us

Cracker Trail Elementary was established in 1991 and named for its proximity to the Florida Cracker Trail. Cracker Trail Elementary School is consistently one of Highlands County's top elementary schools. We have the most involved parents, a dedicated staff, and the very best students all to which contribute to our success. You can find us here in the heart of Highlands County.

Our MISSION at Cracker Trail Elementary School is "To Develop Lifelong Learners and Leaders.  

The VISION of our school district is "Transforming Today’s Learners into Tomorrow’s Leaders." 

The MISSION of our school district is "All employees of the School Board of Highlands County will partner with students, families, and the community, to prepare our students for a successful future by building a strong foundation for responsible citizenship, preparation for college and careers, and empowerment to achieve personal excellence."

The Cracker Trail Pledge:   Cracker Trail Mustangs promise to be courteous to all, take responsibility, and endeavor to succeed!




Kindergarten - 5th Grade


740 +/-

School District

5 - School Board Member, Mrs. Nicole Radonski

School Colors

Black & Gold