Principal's Message

Our hope is that you find our website to be informative and user-friendly.  It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to a new school year. 


STEAM Academy

In collaboration with school leadership and Polk Virtual School, the Department of Academic Rigor has established twenty middle school STEAM Accelerated Academic Programs.


Our Mission

Daniel Jenkins Academy is a school of choice with emphasis placed on Florida Environmental Studies. We believe that it is necessary that students understand the need to preserve Florida’s resources and environment in order for the quality of life to continue in our state.

April Newsletter

Check the newsletter for our campus update and current events.

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for Magnet and Schools of Choice begins on November 18, 2014 and ends on January 9, 2015. Visit the Polk Educational Options site for more information.

Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year

Teacher of the Year Staff of the Year
Mercedes Flores Shelly Davis
Guidance Counselor Finance Secretary
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Upcoming Events

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Date Event Notes
May 25 Memorial Day Campus Closed
June 2 6th Grade Awards Ceremony Daniel Jenkins 9:30am
June 3 7th Grade Awards Ceremony Daniel Jenkins 9:30am
June 4 8th Grade Awards Ceremony Lake Eva Center 9:30am
June 4 Students' Last Day  


Peace, Love, Read (PLR)
Ms. Fox

Chess Club
Mr. McCullough

Mrs. Burdett - 6th Grade
Mrs. Jatrebski - 7th Grade
Mrs. Smith - 8th Grade

Spanish Club
Mrs. Acevedo

Math Counts
Mr. Arscott

Mr. Smith and Mrs. Smith


Physical Education
Coach McCardle
Coach Bruce

Environmental Science
Ms. Tucker and Mrs. Butts

Mrs. Acevedo

Mrs. Bennett

Mrs. Bennett

Mr. Brodwin

Mr. Smith

Mrs. Parker