Parents

Find resources to help your child succeed all year long. Parent Portal

Kindergarten Round-Up

Polk County Public Schools' annual Kindergarten Registration Round-Up begins on April 6, and extends to May 8, 2015. During this time we encourage parents to spring into action, and register their child for the upcoming school year!

To register your child, you can use the convenient Parent Portal to pre-register online at any time, then simply deliver the following required documents to the school:

  • Birth Date Verification
  • Immunization Records
  • Physical Exam
  • Two proofs of residence

Or, you may visit the school to request a paper registration packet. View a full list of eligible documents and complete instructions »

2015 Title I Online Parent Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete our 2015 Title I online parent survey. Your participation will give us input that can assist us in making adjustments and improvements to our school. The timeline for completing this survey is February 2 through March 27. More...

Florida's 2014-15 ESE Parent Survey

Each year, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) surveys parents of children with an individual educational plan (IEP) to determine how well your child's school is partnering with you and promoting your involvement in your child's education. All states must collect this data as part of their State Performance Plan, as required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

The survey is open until May 31, and can be completed by going to www.esesurvey.com. Paper copies of the survey are limited, however, if you need a paper survey, please contact the FDLRS Sunrise office at 863-647-4258..

New Statewide Assessments

As many Floridians are aware, our state has been in a period of transition as we have made important decisions to improve our education system and raise the bar for our schools, educators and students. See an overview of the direction we are moving in statewide assessments .

Volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of our school family. To maintain campus security, first time volunteer applicants pay $25 for a Florida Department of Law Enforcement background check.

Title I Parent Centers & Parent University

Goal of the parent centers is to educate, equip, and partner with our students and their support systems by offering a wide variety of relevant and effective programs and resources that will make a positive impact.

To see classes currently available or to register, click here.

School Menus: Online or On your Phone

Check out our interactive school menus, with integrated, easy-to-read nutritional information. Visit polk-fl.nutrislice.com

Student Progression Plan

View the 2014-15 Student Progression Plan

Head Lice Check

Students who come to school with head lice contribute to the spread of this condition in Polk County Schools. Control of head lice depends on prompt identification and effective treatment. You can help by checking your child's head for the presence of head lice on a regular basis. Click on the letter below to learn more.
Letter to Parents, English | Letter to Parents, Spanish

Free and Reduced Meal Applications Available Online

The School Nutrition Department is offering families an opportunity to fill out a 2014-2015 application for free and reduced price meal program online.

Participation in Sports

If home school, full time virtual school, private school, or charter school students wish to participate in sports at the public high school they are zoned for, the parents must notify the Principal and/or the Athletic Director BEFORE the first day of practice for that sport in order to be eligible to participate in that sport. All FHSAA paperwork and eligibility requirements must also be completed before the students can begin any activities associated with that team.

Driver's Ed Information

Did you know that all students aged 14 1/2 and older can take the Driver Education course online through Polk Virtual or Florida Virtual and after completing the online course, they are eligible to receive 6 hours of behind the wheel lessons from a certified instructor of the Florida Safety Council.  There is no charge for either the online course or the behind the wheel lessons. For more information on taking Driver Education through Polk Virtual or Florida Virtual, contact the guidance department at your high school.  You can call 863.274.7263 for more information about driving lessons offered by the Florida Safety Council.

Athletics - Free Recruiting Webinar

The Free Recruiting Webinar provides answers to common questions concerning the collegiate athletic recruiting process for high school student-athletes, parents, counselors and coaches. All too often parents and high school student-athletes enter the recruiting process not properly prepared for the obstacles that await them.

Calendar Feeds

Download one of our files (in ICAL format) to add our events to your preferred calendar application (Google Calendars, Outlook, iCal, your mobile device, etc.).

Type Keyword Calendar in the Search.