Parents

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Open Enrollment application period for Magnet, Choice and Career Academies.

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Crystal Lake Elementary Chosen for New Community School Model

The Polk County School Board has selected Crystal Lake Elementary as the county's first center of learning to be transformed into a community school.

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Polk County Public Schools Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

Polk County Public Schools is proud to announce the district's Hall of Fame inductees for 2017.

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2017 Summer Learning Programs

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More School Choice Options Available in the 2017-2018 School Year Through "Controlled Open Enrollment"

Parents of students throughout Florida will have more enrollment options available to them in the 2017-2018 school year when a new state law takes effect.

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Kindergarten Registration/Round-Up Begins Monday, April 3, 2017, for Students New to Kindergarten in the 2017-2018 School Year

Polk County Public Schools will again have the option for parents and guardians to register their children online for kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.

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SchoolMessenger

SchoolMessenger allows us to stay connected with you - our parents and guardians by sending various school related messages.  In order to receive non-emergency calls about situations at your students school, you must grant us permission.  Opt in now!

Title I Parent Resource Centers

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.

Classes currently available or to register.

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.

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

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.).

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