Home of the Lions
The mission of Philip O’Brien Elementary School is to ensure that all learners are provided the tools necessary to realize their highest level of academic excellence through a high-quality education; and provide a learning environment that will maximize the potential for student success.
Lions are Responsible, Respectful, and Ready To Learn!
A Lion’s Pride
With pride, you have strength you never thought of.
With pride, you can do things you thought you couldn’t do.
With pride, you have no limitations.
For pride does not think you can’t – pride thinks you can.
News and Information
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.
Click here to read a letter from Superintendent LeRoy regarding the Academic Accelerated Programs in Polk County.
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Monies at School-Sponsored Events
In an effort to reduce the circulation of counterfeit U.S. monies, the school district will no longer accept any $50 or $100 bills. We apologize for any inconvenience, but ask that you support this initiative. Please plan accordingly. Thank you.
If you have any questions, please call the school office at 499.2950.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Orientation Day, 9:00-11:00 am
Monday, August 24, 2015
First Day of School for the 2015-2016 School Year