South McKeel Academy, located on East Edgewood Drive in south Lakeland, was established in 2006 and is the south campus of McKeel Academy of Technology. This public charter school has 1088 students and just over 60 teachers for their K-7 integrated curriculum emphasizing technology and academics. Grades 6 and 7 were added this year. They boast a strong Parent Teacher Organization and community volunteer base, including Junior Achievement. Students have access to the latest technology including 12 portable wireless computer labs, housing 264 netbook computers; a ratio of 1 computer to every 2 students. The school has a fully wireless network and all teachers have new wireless laptops and access to wireless printers plus all classrooms are equipped with SMARTBoards.