Congratulations Class of 2018! Ceremonies held at RP Funding Center Arena will be live streamed on YouTube.

Polk County Public Schools is honored to present our Class of 2018! This year’s class is estimated at more than 7,000 students. In addition, more than 900 of our graduating high school seniors earned the title of Superintendent’s Scholar, with a weighted GPA of 3.8 or higher.

Polk’s Class of 2018 includes students who have been accepted to Ivy League universities and the nation’s most prestigious military academies, as well as the top public and private colleges in Florida and beyond. Congratulations and good luck to these outstanding graduates.

Please see the chart below for this year’s schedule of graduation ceremonies. As noted, many of the ceremonies held at the RP Funding Center will be live streamed on our YouTube channel.


2018 Graduation Schedule

Polk County Public Schools will live stream this year's commencement ceremonies being held in RP FundingCenter Arena. We encourage you to subscribe to our YouTube channel and ensure that notifications are turned on. This will allow you to receive automatic alerts for future live broadcasts.

Download the 2018 graduation schedule as a PDF


School: Date: Time: Location: Live Feed:
Auburndale Senior High05/19/20187:00 PMBruce Canova Stadium, AuburndaleNot Available
Bartow/IB/Summerlin05/23/20186:00 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Davenport Community Campus05/11/2018 6:30 PMPolk State Winter Haven GymNot Available
Doris Sanders, Jean O'Dell, Karen Siegel05/08/20187:00 PMLake Region High SchoolNot Available
East Area Adult,West Area Adult,GED Program05/23/20186:00 PMBranscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern CollegeNot Available
Fort Meade Middle-Senior 05/17/20186:00 PMFort Meade Middle-Senior GymNot Available
Fresh Start - Lakeland05/21/20186:00 PMBranscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern CollegeNot Available
Frostproof Middle-Senior 05/18/20186:00 PMFaris Brannen Stadium, FrostproofNot Available
Gause Academy of Leadership 05/22/20187:00 PMBartow Civic CenterNot Available
George W. Jenkins Senior High05/21/20184:00 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Haines City Senior High/IB05/19/201811:00 AMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Harrison School for the Arts05/17/20187:30 PMYoukey Theatre, RP Funding CenterNot Available
Kathleen Senior High 05/22/20187:30 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Lake Gibson Senior High 05/18/20186:00 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Lake Region High05/21/20187:30 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Lakeland Senior High 05/17/20184:00 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Mulberry Senior High 05/22/20184:00 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Polk Acceleration Academy05/17/20184:00 PMTraviss Technical CollegeNot Available
Polk Virtual05/17/20184:00 PMTraviss Technical CollegeNot Available
Ridge Community High05/19/20183:00 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Ridge Technical College05/21/20186:00 PMLake Eva CenterNot Available
Roosevelt Academy05/17/20187:00 PMRoosevelt AuditoriumNot Available
Tenoroc High05/17/20187:30 PMRP Funding CenterLive Stream
Traviss Technical College05/16/20186:00 PMBranscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern CollegeNot Available
Winter Haven Senior05/22/20188:00 PMDenison Memorial Stadium, Winter HavenNot Available