Casselberry is part of the Seminole County Public School District. There are six primary elementary schools that children attend and two middle schools. High school students can attend one of the high schools in Seminole County Public School District. Seminole has been rated one of the best school districts in Florida with a 15:1 student to teacher ratio. There are also colleges in the area, including beauty schools, a community city college and specialty acting academies.
Economy & Job Market
Casselberry is one of the best cities in the Orlando area for business. It has a thriving economy that will only continue to expand. Some of the biggest employers in Casselberry include American Pioneer Title, RG Grown Bank, Home Depot and Publix. The city also features many office, commercial, industrial, and planned mixed use districts. Some of the current business projects that have recently been performed are water and sewage expansions and improvements, expansion and development of city-park facilities, re-alignment of N. Winter Park Drive, re-development of 200 acres of the former Seminole Greyhound Park into a master-planned mixed use development, and the development of a 15-acre City Center with town homes, retail and restaurants. All of these projects have employed many residents and kept the citizens of Casselberry very busy.
Attractions & Points of Interest
There is hardly a shortage of attractions in Casselberry. One of the most popular attractions is the World of Orchids, a charming wonderland filled with thousands of orchids, streams, waterfalls and koi ponds. There is also a small nature walk, many aquariums of exotic fish and a small aviary. Another attraction is Gatorland, a wildlife experience which features dozens of crocodiles and alligators, as well as other reptiles. There are also specialty restaurants that serve smoked gator ribs/gator nuggets. Gatorland also possess a unique experience called Trainer For a Day, where for an additional $100 guests can be placed with actual trainers and interact with live gators.
The Orlando Museum of Art has some of the most prestigious traveling exhibits in the world, as well as some great exhibits of African Art, 19th and 20th century art, and pre-Columbian art. Science lovers will enjoy the Orlando Science Center, filled with ten exhibit halls that explore the entire world. The most popular attraction is the Dr. Phillips Cinedome, which features large-format shows, planetariums, and laser-light extravaganzas. And for history lovers, the Titanic, Ship of Dreams exhibit holds over 200 artifacts found on the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic.
Dining is a big part of life in Casselberry as well as the surrounding areas. Restaurants include Caribbean, Seafood, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Pacific Rim and more, all with excellent ratings. Shopping is copious as well, with over eight malls in the area that house stores ranging from some of the finest boutiques to some of the best surf and sports gear around. Nightlife is abundant in Casselberry as well. Bars, comedy clubs, performing arts and live shows are available every night of the week. The Orlando Opera Company and Orchestra are some of the most popular shows to see at night, as well as the ballet. Sports lovers will want to cheer on Orlando Magic, Orlando's premier NBA basketball team. And of course, Casselberry is only twenty minutes away from Orlando, which houses Walt Disney World, home to dozens of attractions, dining, shopping and fun!
Parks & Recreation
There are seventeen parks in Casselberry which offer fishing, hiking, pools, playgrounds, and picnic areas. There are also constant expansions of the parks, which delights Casselberry's active citizens. Some of the most popular parks include Crystal Bowl Park, which encompasses the beautiful Crystal Bowl Butterfly Garden; Anniversary Park, which is soon to host an amphitheater, sculpture garden, and water play area; Pawmosa Dog Park, a fun romp for man's best friend; and Wirz Park, which olds the city's swimming pool. As for recreation, the Recreation Center holds dozens of classes, workshops and activities for its many citizens year round. During the day, many classes and programs are offered to senior citizens and provide a place of leisure and fun. Other students enjoy classes such as tae kwon doe and yoga in the evenings. During the summer, Casselberry is home to a summer camp that is offered to children ages 6-13. There is hardly any shortage of recreation in Casselberry, and with Florida's spectacular year-round sunshine, the fun never stops.
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