Welcome to Kathleen Elementary School an Educational Research Center for Excellence!

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Office Hours & Student Registration
7:30 AM-3:30 PM
Enrollment & Immunization Requirements

FREE Title I VPK for students zoned for KES

Must be 4 by Sept. 1 applications are in our office

Drop off and breakfast 7:30

Polk Parent Universities March 21

Extra homework for reading, math, and science click here to download and print

Watch our video about community and parent involvement this year!


Calendar and dress code for 2014-2015

March & April Newsletter            March Menu    April Menu
Click here to listen to Ms. Tatom talk about the NEW Florida Standards Assessment that is replacing FCAT this year

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...
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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!
SEU Interns

Cougar News Network-Watch today's show!

Congratulations to...                                  

Tracy Miller Teacher of the Year     &   Jill Slighter Employee of the Year         

School Supply List

KES Informational Brochure        

Transportation Link for Parents    

Please visit Ms. Tatom's Principal's Page to find important Kathleen Elementary information.  You can find the following on Ms. Tatom's web page: Florida Standards Assessment, KES Awards and Honors, & CNN Cougar News Network Morning Show.

Reading Achievement is our number one goal! 

Recommended Reading for Students

Click here for websites your children can use

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

Family Fitness Walkathon & Pastries and Portraits with Parents

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mr. Pollock talks to PRIDE students

School News in the Ledger October 5, 2013

Aviation Takes Center Stage at Kathleen Elementary

Thank you Sun 'n Fun---Parents click here for a great family event

Pastries and Portraits with Parents

Read About our Upcoming Fall Family Events that were in the Ledger!

International visitors to KES to learn about our Positive Behavior Support program

Kathleen Elementary Becomes a Gold Level Positive Behavior Support Model School

Reader's Theater & Student Success Night

Science Comes to Life at Kathleen Elementary

Mayor Gow Fields Reads to Students on Community Read Aloud Day

Kathleen Elementary Hosts Read Aloud Day to Promote Literacy

Election 2012:You Can Vote However You Like

Elementary School Students Decide the Nation’s Next President

The Inneract Alliance Teaches Students about Red Ribbon Week and Dentist Dr. Berlin Brings the Tooth Fairy

Kathleen Elementary Using Traditional Assemblies to Foster Relationships and Boost Student Achievement

KES is one of five Gold star schools for technology & uses student performances to boost student achievement