- Visit https://focusk12.polk-fl.net/focus/auth/ and select the link titled “I DO NOT have an Account Registered on Parent Portal.” (For best results, it is recommended that you use the Google Chrome browser.)
- Enter the requested information, and click the “Submit” button.
- Select the link titled “I would like to APPLY FOR ENROLLMENT for a new child.”
- Fill out all required fields, and click “Begin Application.”
- Read the subsequent information page and click “Next Page.”
- Read the information on the directions page, and click “Next Page.”
- Complete the general student information, address, contacts, and contact options. Where applicable, click the green “Save” button at the bottom of each section and then click “Next Page.”
- Read the “Parent/Guardian Acknowledgement of Truth,” and click “Submit and Finish.”
If you have additional children for whom you would like to create an application, click the link titled “I would like to APPLY FOR ENROLLMENT for a new child,” and repeat the process.
- After entering all children, click “I am FINISHED adding students.”
You will now be directed to the Parent Portal main page.
- After selecting the child for whom you would like to submit an application, select the “My Child” tab from the left sidebar.
- Select the desired application. You may complete the “Magnet/Choice/IB/AICE/Summerlin” application, the “Career Academies: Middle & High Schools” application or both applications if you desire.
- Complete the desired application and select the schools to which you wish to apply in order of preference. When done, click “Save” or “Save & Print.”
You will receive a confirmation email with your application number included.
You may make changes to your application(s) at any time during the application window. This will not affect your chances for selection.
Application approval will be determined by a lottery system, NOT a first-come/first-placed system.
Contact (8:00 am – 4:30 pm):
For questions about Career Academy applications, please call 863-519-8438 ext. 819.
For questions about Magnet/Choice applications, please call 863-534-0631 ext. 788.
For questions about IB/Cambridge applications, please call 863-534-0018 ext. 675.