News

The George Jenkins High BBQ Team

Bad to the Bone: George Jenkins High’s BBQ Team is Ready to Compete

You could say that every school is in the business of providing meaty and savory experiences for students. But George…

Read more
Barrington Irving visits Central Florida Aerospace Academy

Pioneering Pilot Barrington Irving Visits Students at Central Florida Aerospace Academy

Students at Central Florida Aerospace Academy heard an inspiring message from world record-holding aviator Capt. Barrington Irving on Friday morning.…

Read more
Revealing the new logo at McLaughlin Middle

McLaughlin Middle and Fine Arts Academy Reveals New Look

McLaughin Middle School and Fine Arts Academy unveiled a new look during its Winter Gala Thursday evening. Students performed for…

Read more
PCPS officials breaking ground on a new high school in Davenport

PCPS Breaks Ground on New High School in Davenport

Polk County Public Schools broke ground on a new high school in fast-growing Davenport this morning. The new school, located…

Read more
Five Star Schools graphic

Department of Education Announces “Five Star Schools” From PCPS

We are proud to announce our Five Star Schools for 2018-19! These are the winners of the Florida Department of…

Read more
Teacher job fair flyer

Online Teacher Hiring Event Scheduled for Dec. 18

Make a change for the new year and come teach with us! This online-only Dec. 18 hiring event is a…

Read more
Bookworm vending machine being unveiled at Kingsford Elementary

PCPS Volunteer and MidFlorida Credit Union Donate Book Vending Machine to Title I Schools

Kingsford Elementary received a special present today as the school unveiled a new Bookworm vending machine. The machine dispenses books…

Read more
PCPS and AFSCME combined logos

Union Ratifies Contract Agreements With PCPS

A local union representing Polk County Public Schools employees has voted to accept salary and contract agreements for the 2019-20…

Read more
Collage of Tenoroc High student artists

Shop Small and Support PCPS Student Artists at Dec. 14 Winter Fest

Winter Fest is coming. The arts and crafts show, now in its sixth year, will feature artwork produced by students…

Read more
Sleepy Hill Middle's Give Me 3 event

Give Me 3: Sleepy Hill Middle Parents Spend a Day in the Life of Their Child

Parents at Sleepy Hill Middle had a unique opportunity to experience a day in the life of their child. Last…

Read more