A School With A Heart

Doris Sanders Learning Center

A School With A HeartThe Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is an educational center serving students with varying exceptionalities from 3 to 22 years of age, as a part of the Polk County Public School system.


To learn, achieve and believe in our potential.


All students will experience success in attaining educational goals, exhibit universally acceptable social behavior, communicate effectively, participate in community experiences and become productive members of society.

 Fall Festival

The annual Fall Festival will be held Wednesday, October 29th, 2014.  Parents and guardians are invited to attend with your student.  Please stop by the office when you arrive for your visitor's badge.  Please remember to bring a valid driver's license or ID CARD.  For more information please call the office. 

 Save the Date

This year the Holly Ball will be Thursday, December 11th.

 DSLC Resources

Polk County School District Resources

Got questions about the Swine Flu?

Call the Florida Flu Hotline at: 1-800-342-3557
This is a toll-free telephone service provided by The State of Florida to offer health information about swine flu. For more information on the web, visit the Florida Department of Health.

Budget Information

For the most current information on how the Polk County School Board is dealing with the budget issues facing all schools, click here.

Psychological Services

Several school psychologists have written articles which contain useful information for staff, students, and especially parents. You can find the articles in PDF format on this page of the district site. This list will be updated with additional articles in the future, so check back periodically for new information.