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Highland City Elementary SchoolWelcome to Highland City Elementary School - the "Best Kept Secret" in the Highlands of Lakeland!  We envision our school to be a place where students, parents, staff and our community work together as a team to support a safe and positive learning environment which fosters students' academic excellence, nurtures creativity, and develops responsible citizens.

Latest News

Letter from the Superintendent concerning the ACCEL program    

Information about Academic Accelerated Programs in Polk County (ACCEL) can be found at www.polk-fl.net/staff/teachers/acceleratedprograms.htm.  Parent/Guardian must contact their child’s school to submit a Request for Academic Acceleration form prior to June 11th to request acceleration screening for placement the following school year.”     

Parents, you can now pay for student lunches online!

Click this link to pay for your child's lunch online. You will create an account the first time you log on. You may also have to update your web browser. There are update links on the log on page.


Parents, you can now apply for free or reduced lunch for your child online!

Click this link to access the application for free/reduced lunches for your child.

Free and Reduced Price Meal Application

The MyPolkSchools Parent Portal

 Parents can now access their student’s information from any computer with an internet connection. The MyPolkSchools Parent Portal allows parents to check current grades, obtain immunization status, learn if their child had any recorded discipline or attendance issues throughout the day, check their child’s current lunch account balance, and even see what their child purchased in the lunchroom – all before their child comes home from school. Click here for more information on this exciting new service!

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