Application

The 2018-2019 Open Enrollment application period for all Magnet and Choice schools will begin at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 and will close at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

You can access the Magnet/Choice application at www.PolkEdOptions.com beginning at 8:00 AM on November 1, 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