Polk County Schools will welcome approximately 93,000 students when school begins for students on Monday, August 22, 2011. All schools will operate on the same calendar. Teachers return to their classrooms on Monday, August 15, 2011.
Contact the Dispatch Office at 863-534-7300 with questions about bus routes or delays. Postcards will be sent home which will include busing information, area manager and area contact number. Once school is in session, click here to view the current list of bus delays.
Please click here to visit our Schools section for information specific to your child's school. Some of the information you will find: address, phone number, administration, school website, school grade, school enrollment.
Attention Parents of 6th Grade Students: The Florida Department of Health requires 7th graders to have the following immunization: Tdap (1 dose) Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis. Documentation of the Tdap is required BEFORE your child starts 7th grade. More...
The Polk County Health Department’s Immunization Program is urging parents to have their children immunized for the upcoming school year. Parents can visit the Polk County Health Department Immunization Clinics or their health care provider to have their childresn vaccinated and avoid the back-to-school rush and long lines during summer time.
The Polk County Health Department offers free children’s immunizations at the five clinics listed is the document linked below.
For more information on childhood immunizations, call (863) 519-8242 or visit the Polk County Health Department's website at www.mypolkhealth.org.