A place where students are eager to learn, willing to serve, and preparing to lead.
About Our School
AR Current School Standings
School Average: 87.2%
Number of Books Read: 46,089
Homerooms with 90% or Higher: Daniels, Black, Guice, Newberry, Pannebaker, Bumpus, Fuller, Green, Price, Davis, McCoy, Willis, Durham, Corbeil, Hippeli, Newman-Lake
Congratulations to Spessard L. Holland Elementary Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year 2012! Mr. Craig Hilgenberg an outstanding Third Grade teacher and Mrs. Malissa Armstrong our Cafeteria Manager. Thanks for all you do for our students!
New School Hours
Please remember that our school hours have changed for the 2012-2013 school year. Our Tardy bell now rings at 8:10 AM, and we begin car rider dismissal at 2:40 PM.
Important Letter to Parents From the FLDOE
Please review the following letter from the Florida Department of Education regarding Polk County School's Adequate Yearly Progress.
Early Release Days
Dismissal for all students will be one hour earlier than normal on the following dates! Click here for more details.
School Supply List
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!
Highlights of Our School Include:
- Opened August 2009 at 2342 E.F. Griffin Road, Bartow, Fl 33830
- Serving grades kindergarten through 5th grade on a regular school calendar
- Requiring school uniforms following the Polk County School Board Policy with shirt colors, mascot, & t-shirt design to be determined
- Encouraging parents to be involved in PTA, Mentoring Program, and the Volunteer Program
- Offering a rigorous and relevant curriculum using the Polk County Curriculum Maps
- Offering Art, Music, and Physical Education
- Wide range of State-of-the-Art Education Technology