Application

Open Enrollment dates for the 2017-2018 school year have now been set for all Magnet and Choice Schools. Please visit us at Polk Ed Options during these dates to complete an online application.
  • Applications will be available online beginning at 8:00 AM, Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

  • Applications will continue to be accepted until 5:00 PM, Monday, January 9, 2017.

  • Notifications of acceptance for the 2017-2018 school year will be sent by email or mail beginning March 10, 2017.

Applications must be submitted online during the application window. If you have any questions about completing an online application, please contact the Office of Acceleration and Innovation at (863) 534-0631.

If you have any questions regarding the IB programs at either Bartow High School (863-534-7400) or Haines City High School (863-419-3371), please contact the respective high school.

*This application process is for the high school International Baccalaureate (IB) programs only at either Bartow High School or Haines City High School serving grades 9-12. If you are applying for your child to attend an elementary or middle school IB program, please complete the Magnet/Choice online application during the Open Enrollment period.

Bartow High School IB Program

Students zoned for the following high schools are eligible to attend the Bartow High IB Program:

  • Bartow High
  • Kathleen High
  • Lakeland High
  • George Jenkins High
  • Mulberry High
  • Fort Meade High
  • Frostproof High
  • And those living in the former attendance zone for Lake Wales High.

Haines City School IB Program

Students zoned for the following high schools are eligible to attend the Haines City High IB Program:

  • Haines City High
  • Ridge Community High
  • Lake Region High
  • Winter Haven High
  • Auburndale High
  • Tenoroc High
  • Lake Gibson High