Graduation Plans for Class of 2023

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

Most high schools will hold their graduation ceremonies at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland.

Three 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.

Updated Information for Ceremonies Being Held at the RP Funding Center

Tickets will be required for those attending ceremonies at the RP Funding Center. Seating will not be assigned. Instead, seating will be general admission and on a first-come, first-served basis.

Knowing the importance of this event and that some family members may not be able to attend in person, the ceremonies taking place in the RP Funding Center Jenkins Arena will be livestreamed on the PCPS YouTube channel.

Please visit for detailed information about parking, designated entrances, security protocols, and additional procedures and guidelines.

Important Notice for Students and Guests:

Graduation attendance is not mandatory

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.