Welcome to Griffin Elementary School


"We will provide a cooperative learning environment that values all people. It will support life experiences involving risk taking and problem solving that will help us become life-long learners."

Latest News

bell schedule

In order to create uniformity throughout Polk County Public Schools, school bell schedules will change beginning in the new school year 2014-2015. Our new start time will be 8:00am and our new end time will be  3:00pm.


Order you yearbooks online at Http://griffin.picaboo.com

Yearbooks are $15.00 for a soft cover and $27.00 for hard cover

Griffin Elementary music video 2013 from dawn sorrell on Vimeo.


Dates To Remember

May 26th:  No School - Memorial Day

May 29th & 30th: Science Fair

May 30th: Father Daughter Ball 5:30-7:00

June 5th:  Last day of school - report cards go home


All Pro Dad's 1st Annual Father Daughter Ball

May 30, 2014

5:30 pm- 7:00pm

Griffin Elementary


RSVP by May 23, 2014

Cost: $10.00 for Dad and (1) daughter

$2.00 for each additional daughter

Attire: Dressy/ Casual - no jeans

Dinner will be served


Code of Conduct and Other School Policy

2013-14 Griffin Eagles


Student Success Begins

With Appropriate Dress!



***PLAIN  DENIM  JEANS  ONLY! (Parents, plain jeans will be strictly

enforced!!!    The best retails for purchasing plain jeans are:  Walmart,

Old Navy, American Eagle, J.C. Penney, and Sears.)

Designs and Decorations on denim jeans are not appropriate or permitted.

Holes in denim jeans are not appropriate or permitted.

*shorts, pants, skorts, skirts and jumpers (no dresses),

must be solid color and denim must be plain



                     School t-shirts available through the school office.


The Polk County School Board DRESS CODE does not allow for clothing with

colored trim, stripes, embroidery, or decorations.

A belt is required if the garment has belt loops.  Shirts must be tucked in.

Shorts & skirts must be mid-thigh or longer.

Shoes must be safe and appropriate with enclosed heels.

Griffin does not allow flip flops, slides, or boots (tennis shoe boots included).

 TENNIS SHOES are the preferred footwear for Griffin Eagles.

All clothing must be appropriate size, clothing that is too tight or

too loose is not school appropriate and not permitted.

Leggings are not permitted.

Hoods on jackets will not be worn during the school day.

For questions or concerns, please contact Griffin Elementary

863-853-6020 or refer to the Polk County School’s Code of Student Conduct.

Arrival and Dismissal

Register your student for 2013-2014

Parents should register children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2013. The following documents are required for registration:

Please note the proofs must include name and physical address with whom the child is living. In order to register two different items are needed from the list below.

The 2013-2014 Griffin Elementary School Improvement Plan (SIP), Parent Involvement Plan (PIP) and 2012-2013 School Public Accountability Report (SPAR) is now available in the main office.  To request a copy, please call our office at (863) 853-6020 OR for your convenience, you may print out a copy of any of these reports at home, by visiting our Title 1 page and clicking the provided links.