About Our School

Welcome to Sebastian River High School

Christopher A. Cummings, PrincipalWelcome to Sebastian River High School home of the Sharks. Here at SRHS we work tirelessly every day to deliver a caring and safe learning environment, with rigorous and relevant curricula by “Encouraging Innovation and Promoting Excellence” to all our students. SRHS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) school which provides our students access to high quality and a world class education. As an IB school we strive to develop students who will ultimately build a better world of tomorrow through intercultural understanding and respect. As such, we aspire to provide all stake holders with exceptional service both on and off our campus.

Principal: Mr. Christopher A. Cummings 772-564-4335

Bell Schedule: Start: 7:10, Tardy: 7:15, Dismissal: 1:53

Mission Statement

The mission of Sebastian River High School is “Encouraging Innovation and Promoting Excellence” with all students, so that each student achieves to their highest potential and becomes a contributing member of the global society.

Vision Statement

The vision of Sebastian River High School is to ensure every student is college and career ready by creating a culture of excellence that is constantly focused on student achievement.  We will create a climate of high expectation to ensure equitable access is achieved by ALL students in all areas. We will identify new areas of innovations and encourage a collaborative culture that is built by students, parents, staff, and community members collectively.  We will meet the social and emotional needs of our students and their families, in order to provide a safe and healthy learning community.

Our Beliefs

  • A student-centered campus utilizing smaller learning communities
  • Real-world relevant curriculum
  • High expectations and accountability for all students and staff
  • Safe and healthy learning environment
  • Shared responsibility among home, school, and community for student learning
  • Personal responsibility and integrity
  • SRHS will advance the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of all its students while servicing each individual's needs within an environment that promotes success for all students. In addition, SRHS will be a school where both students and faculty come together as a community of life-long learners. Students will learn how to learn. They will leave high school with the knowledge and tools necessary to confidently meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Behavior Expectations

Show up on time
Have Integrity
Act Responsibly
Respect Everyone
Keep it Clean
Show Your Pride

School Colors:
Royal Blue, Black, Silver

Mascot: Shark

Slogan: You Can't Hide That Shark Pride

Alma Mater

Sebastian River we stand true. Through foe or storm, we're anchored to the strength of all who brought us here; in strife or war we will not fear. Their vision we will carry through. We honor silver, black, and blue.

Motto: Encouraging Innovation, Promoting Excellence

By the Numbers 2020

  • Opened: August 1994 with 72 staff members and 822 students
  • August 2020: 170 staff members and 1935 students


  • Advanced Academic Course Curriculum
    • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, Dual Enrollment courses, Advanced Placement courses, Honors Courses
  • Career & Technical Education Programs
    • Biotechnology, Aerospace, Cybersecurity, Culinary Arts, Auto Maintenance, Business Management & Marketing, Health Science (Nursing)
  • Performing Arts
    • Band, Chorus, Guitar, Visual Arts, Digital Media, Theater Arts
  • JROTC Navy
    • Naval Science, Aeronautical Science
    • Over 34 Appointments to United States Military Academies - highest in the state of Florida among all public and private high schools


  • Cost of initial construction - $27 million
  • 2002 V-wing opened - 12 additional classrooms, 3 science labs, 1 computer lab
  • 2008 Commodore Tom Adams Navy JROTC Complex opened
  • 2012 W-wing Freshman Learning Center opened - 24 additional classrooms, science labs, computer lab, multipurpose room, cafeteria


  • Since 1998, over 200 student athletes have signed athletic scholarships in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.
  • 17 sports, 28 teams


  • 3,000 seat sports stadium
  • 1,060 seat auditorium
  • 1,680 seat gymnasium
  • 3 practice fields with lights
  • 8 computer labs
  • 8 tennis courts
  • 8-lane synthetic surface track with Olympic steeplechase
  • 80-acre campus
  • 173,043 square feet
  • 140 classrooms
  • well maintained football field
  • baseball diamond and a softball field
  • basketball hard courts
  • cross country course