Public Records Online Request Form

This form is designed to help government agencies, the media and the private citizens in Polk County access public records related to Polk County Public Schools. The District understands that it must be accountable to its citizens and their right to know how their tax dollars are spent and how decisions are made.

Student Records

Please remember that student records have another set of statutory requirements and this is not the link to make that request. Student record requests for current students are made at the student's school site. If you are a former student of Polk County Public Schools, grades Kg-12, and need a transcript for a job application or for continuing your education a request form must be completed before transcript can be released. For more information, contact the Pupil Accounting and Records Department at 863-519-7600 Ext 458 or use the link below.

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Research and Program Evaluation Data Requests

Polk County Public Schools welcomes research requests that are aimed at improving educational practices for our students and teachers.

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All public records request are handled in accordance with Florida's Public Record laws.

Links that might be helpful:
Student Records
School Board Policies
Code of Student Conduct
Student Progression Plan

Please complete the following to initiate your Polk County Public Schools Public Records Request.

  • $.15 - Single Sided Copy
  • $.20 - Double Sided Copy
  • $5.00 - DVD/CD
  • $1.00 - Certified Copy

The actual cost of duplication will be collected for copies of district public records in a form other than simple paper copies.

The actual labor cost of the personnel providing the service will be collected as permitted by State law if the request requires more than fifteen minutes of clerical or supervisory assistance by District personnel including redaction services.

A special service charge attributable to extensive use of information technology resources and/or labor cost of the personnel completing the request as permitted by State law.

Public Records Request Form
Note: Although public records requests may be submitted anonymously, we must have at least a working telephone number OR email address by which to make contact with you to deliver records. If you have submitted a request and you supplied an email address, but you do not receive an automated email confirmation of the request with a ticket number within two hours, please contact our office to confirm receipt of your request.

*Please note, this email address will receive confirmation of the request via email. Should you have any questions, please contact us at 863-534-0522 or you may visit us at 1915 S. Floral Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830.

Description of Records Requested: (To expedite the retrieval of records, please be as specific as possible as to the public records you desire. Under public records law, the district is not obligated to create a new document or record in response to a request for public records.)

Please indicate your preferred delivery method for the records:

Please indicate your preferred record format (the district cannot guarantee records are available in either format, and according to law, the district is not obligated to change the format of the records):