Dr. Michael Akes

Associate Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer
863-534-0521 or 51341

Elizabeth Warren

Administrative Secretary

863-534-0521 or 51341


Visit our Staff Directory to contact any staff member via e-mail.

Departments within this Division are located at the District Office, the Jim Miles Professional Development Center, the Bartow Airbase and the Woodlake Center.

Departments In This Division

Learning Support

District Curricular Events and Competitions

Our District participates in a variety of curricular based events and competitions.

More Information Coming Soon!

School Advisory Councils (SAC) and School Improvement Plans (SIP)

Florida Statute 1001.452 requires the election of School Advisory Council members who represent teachers, education support staff, students and parents. Learn more about SAC guidelines, roles and responsibilities, and the election process.

Student Progression Plan

The purpose of the Student Progression Plan for Polk County Public Schools is to present to school personnel, parents, students and other interested citizens the School Board Rule and administrative procedures required to implement state legislative and local School Board pupil progression requirements.

FADSS Comparative Analysis / Focus Study

The Comparative Analysis/Focus Study on District-Level Operations and Services report provides dimensions of studies is designed to analyze systems operations and to recommend alignment, staffing and best management practices.

View the Comparative Analysis

View the Focus Study

Funeral Notices

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