"A place where students are eager to learn, willing to serve, and preparing to lead."

About Our School

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Our Vision:
Every Spessard L. Holland Elementary Gator will leave fifth grade ready to succeed in middle school with no remediation needed at the next level.

Our Mission:
To provide high quality education for all students.


  • Established August 2009
  • Serving Grades Pre-K through 5th
  • We are a parent friendly school offering several volunteer opportunities including a Men's mentoring program.
  • Immersed in technology, prepping tomorrow's leaders today, using the Common Core School Standards
  • Educating the whole child through Art, Music, and Physical Education
  • Award winning news program


Parent Survey for District Accreditation


School Picture Day:

Thursday October 1st, 2015

School Supply List

Supply List 2015-16

Early Release Days

Dismissal for all students will be 2.5 hours earlier than normal on the following dates!            Click here for more details.

Awards and Recognitions

Teacher and Non-Instructional Employee of the Year 2014-15

Congratulations to Spessard L. Holland Elementary Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year 2014! Mrs. Christa Pavlick is an outstanding ESE Resource teacher and Mrs. Brenda King one of our ESE Para-Specifics goes above and beyond for her student. Thanks for all you do for our students!

Volunteer of the Year 2014-15

Our volunteer of the year is Mrs. Jane Adkins! We are blessed by her diligent work in the copy room every day!

Accelerated Reader School Standings

Our school year average for AR is 86.9% Way to GO!!!

ITV Awards 2014-15

BEST IN SHOW for Elementary!!

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District Info

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.

Click here to view the FLDOE Letter in English

Click here to view the FLDOE Letter in Spanish

Click here to view the FLDOE Letter in Haitian Creole

MyPolkSchools Parent Portal  

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