Polk County School District

District Information

Today, Polk County Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the nation, encompassing more than 150 schools and serving more than 100,000 students through both traditional K-12 schools and a variety of other programs.

While expanding its physical footprint, Polk County Public Schools has also built a reputation for educational excellence, as evidenced by its more than 20 nationally accredited workforce academies, five Florida Arts Model Schools, and rising number of schools offering Advanced Placement and Cambridge International programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high-quality education for all students.

Source: Polk County Public Schools

Map of Polk County

Polk County Map

Sample Schools in Polk County

As Explorers at Sleepy Hill Elementary, we will implement district curriculum to prepare all students to be full participants in the global community of the future…

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2018-2019 Florida Department of Education EdStats Information

District Demographics

Number of Students Race/Ethnicity ELL Status
105,673 White: 38.8%
Hispanic: 35.9%
Black: 20.5%
Two or More Races: 2.8%
Asian: 1.6%
American-Indian: 0.3%
Pacific-Islander: 0.2%
ELL Students: 10.2%
Non-ELL Students: 89.8%

District Achievement Data (from 2017-2018)

Overall District Grade: B

School Grade
Sleepy Hill Elementary School C

Students Enrolled by Year

Students Enrolled by Gender

Students Enrolled by ELL Status

Students Enrolled by Race/Ethnicity