Kissimmee, FL

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Kissimmee is a city in Osceola County, Florida. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 59,682.

The major land transportation arteries are the Florida’s Turnpike, Interstate 4, Osceola Parkway, and US 192. Among other important routes are US 17/92 that join with US 441 into the Orange Blossom Trail (OBT) and State Route 423 also known as the John Young Parkway.

The main thoroughfare follows along Highway 17/Highway 92 through the city’s center and is a combination of three streets: Main Street, Broadway Street, and Emmett Street. The downtown area consists largely of restaurants, small shops, and historic residences.

The Houston Astros conduct spring training in Kissimmee, at Osceola County Stadium.  Kissimmee is also home to the Loop, a large outdoor shopping mall at John Young and Osceola Parkways on the Orange/Osceola County line. It features stores such as American Eagle, Kohls, and Best Buy. There is also a multi-plex theater.  Kissimmee also features a unique transformation of the former Osceola Square Mall into a Spanish-style marketplace called the Mercado at Sun Plaza.

Schools

Elementary schools

  • Boggy Creek Elementary
  • Central Avenue Elementary
  • Chestnut Elementary School
  • Cypress Elementary
  • Deerwood Elementary
  • Highlands Elementary
  • Kissimmee Elementary
  • Kissimmee Charter Academy
  • Mill Creek Elementary
  • Partin Settlement Elementary
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary
  • Reedy Creek Elementary
  • Bellalago Academy Charter School
  • Sunrise Elementary School
  • Thacker Avenue Elementary
  • Ventura Elementary
  • Kissimmee Charter Academy
  • Westside K-8 School
  • Flora Ridge Elementary

Middle schools

High schools

Private schools

  • Freedomland Christian Academy (K3-12th Grade)
  • Heritage Christian School K3-12 grade (Ministry of Bible Baptist Church)
  • Shady Oaks Private School, founded 1969, PK-5.
  • North Kissimmee Christian School, founded 1995, k3-12th grade
  • Holy Redeemer Catholic School (Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade)
  • Osceola Adventist Christian School (Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade)
  • Poinciana Academy

State colleges

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