Welcome to Kathleen Elementary School an Educational Research Center for Excellence!En Espanol
Office Hours & Student Registration
7:30 AM-3:30 PM
Enrollment & Immunization Requirements
Visit our parent link to learn more about our Title I program, Parent Involvment Plan, School Improvement Plan, and School Public Accountability Report.
Orientation Book for NEW students and families!
Calendar and dress code
FREE Title I VPK for students zoned for KES that are age 4 by Sept. 1
Drop off and breakfast 7:30
*At KES every 4th & 5th grade student will have a laptop computer in their classroom to use.
K-3 clasrooms have one for every three children.
Click here to report your child's absence.
Watch our video about community and parent involvement this year!
Thank you to our parents and community members KES is the recipient of the Florida Department of Education Family and Community Involvement award!
Summer AMP Academy video
Ms. Tatom's Principal's Page Florida Standards Assessment, KES Awards and Honors, & CNN Cougar News Network Morning Show.
February Newsletter February Lunch Menu
December & January Newsletter January Lunch Menu
What are the new standards your child will learn at our school?
Click here to listen to Ms. Tatom talk about the NEW Florida Standards Assessment that has replace FCAT
Click here to try the new test and see if you answer correctly
Free program available in English, Spanish & Haitian Creole
for Polk students & families to help with homework,
test preparation, and more...
Kathleen Elementary School is an Educational Research Center for Excellence. This year we have a special partnership with Southeastern University and you will see more teacher interns in our classroom than ever before. We also have interns on our campus from Florida Southern College, we are preparing the next generation of teachers and leaders!
Nicole Fortner Teacher of the Year & Judy Thirion Employee of the Year
Reading Achievement is our number one goal!
KES In the News:
Making a Difference: Thank you to Channel 10 for focusing on the positive aspects of public education. You get more of what you focus on! To watch our story click here