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FLDOE Releases Graduation Rates; Polk Schools Experience Decline

Polk County Public Schools’ graduation rate decreased to 78.3% in 2021-2022, according to the latest data released today by the…

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Floridians Encouraged to Submit Internet Access Data by Friday, Jan. 13

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity needs PCPS parents to verify their access to broadband internet by this Friday, Jan.…

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PCPS School Choice Application Window Now Open Until Feb. 15

The PCPS school choice application window is now open until Feb. 15. This is your opportunity to apply for magnet…

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PCPS Library Opt-Out System Reopens Jan. 2-16

Polk County Public Schools will reopen our library opt-out system from Jan. 2-16. This online tool, available through Parent Portal,…

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Polk County School Board Meetings Schedule for December 2022

The Polk County School Board will have a work session at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, followed by a…

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Polk County Public Schools Announces 2023 Teacher and School Employee of the Year

Polk County Public Schools is proud to announce our Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year! Natalie McSwain, a Spanish…

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PCPS School Choice Application Window is Jan. 9 to Feb. 15

Polk County Public Schools will soon begin accepting school choice applications for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. This is an…

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PCPS Adjusts School Calendar for Tropical Storm Nicole Closure

Polk County Public Schools will make a minor adjustment to our 2022-23 school calendar to address last week’s (Thursday, Nov.…

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Polk County School Board Meetings Schedule for November 2022

The Polk County School Board will have a work session at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 15), followed by a…

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PCPS Schools and Offices Closed on Thursday, Nov. 10, in Response to Tropical Storm Nicole

Dear families, Like you, our team is closely monitoring the forecasts for Tropical Storm Nicole. The current track shows that…

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