Graduation Plans for Class of 2022

Polk County Public Schools is looking forward to celebrating our graduating seniors.

Most traditional high schools will hold their graduation ceremonies at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. Ceremonies taking place at the RP Funding Center will be livestreamed on the PCPS YouTube channel.

Three traditional high schools are planning to host their ceremonies at their home stadiums: Auburndale High, Fort Meade Middle-Senior and Frostproof Middle-Senior.

A complete list of all PCPS graduation ceremonies, including their dates, times, and venues is available below.

Important Notice for Students and Guests:

Graduation attendance is not mandatory. Anyone who does not feel safe attending the ceremony should not attend. This includes graduates, guests and staff members.

Some graduation ceremonies will be livestreamed on the PCPS YouTube Channel. Students who do not consent to this activity should not attend. Programs that will be livestreamed are noted in the schedule below.

2022 Graduation Schedule

School: Date: Time: Location: Live Stream:
Auburndale Senior High Sat., May 21 9:00 AM Bruce Canova Stadium, Auburndale To Be Determined
Bartow/IB/Summerlin Thurs., May 19 7:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Doris Sanders, Jean O’Dell, Karen Siegel Sat., Apr. 30 11:00 AM Auburndale High Auditorium To Be Determined
East Area & West Area Adult Schools Tues., May 24 4:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Fort Meade Middle-Senior Sat., May 21 8:00 AM Emory C. Lamb Stadium At Frank S. Battle Field Not Available
Fresh Start – Lakeland Wed., May 25 3:00 PM Branscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern College Not Available
Fresh Start – Winter Haven/Bartow Wed., May 25 7:00 PM Branscomb Auditorium, Florida Southern College Not Available
Frostproof Middle-Senior Fri., May 20 6:00 PM Faris Brannen Stadium, Frostproof Not Available
Gause Academy of Leadership Mon., May 23 6:00 PM Bartow High School Auditorium Not Available
George W. Jenkins Senior High Sat., May 21 12:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Haines City Senior High/IB Sat., May 21 9:00 AM RP Funding Center Yes
Harrison School for the Arts Fri., May 20 3:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Kathleen Senior High Mon., May 23 12:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Lake Gibson Senior High Sat., May 21 4:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Lake Region High Mon., May 23 3:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Lakeland Senior High Fri., May 20 12:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Mulberry Senior High Thurs., May 19 12:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Polk Virtual & Polk Grad Academy Tues., May 24 12:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Ridge Community High Fri., May 20 7:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Ridge & Traviss Technical Colleges Tues., May 24 4:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Roosevelt Academy Thurs., May 19 6:00 PM Roosevelt Academy Gymnasium To Be Determined
Tenoroc High Thurs., May 19 3:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes
Winter Haven Senior Mon., May 23 7:00 PM RP Funding Center Yes

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