Applications for 2018-2019 will open March 1, 2018. Please note although each program has unique eligibility requirements, all 4-year-olds must submit a Florida VPK Certificate of Eligibility. Apply online at www.polk-fl.net keyword: “VPK.” For specific program information and applications visit www.polk-fl.net search: "preschool programs.”
Polk County Schools’ Preschool Programs are dedicated to providing a classroom that addresses your child’s developmental and educational needs. Preschool programs offer low student to teacher ratios, highly qualified instructors, student selected & teacher directed activities, ongoing interaction, and high program standards.
Please call 863-648-3047 for additional information in English and Spanish or visit:http://www.polk-fl.net/districtinfo/departments/learning/preschoolprograms.htm
Schools are open for Kindergarten visits on April 26, 2018; please contact your zoned school for event time.
Students entering Kindergarten must be five years old on/before Sept. 1, 2018.
Please visit your zoned elementary school with required documents. New students may be registered in person or online at https://parent.mypolkschools.net. Students currently enrolled in a Polk County PreK or VPK program must register in person.
Please call 863-534-0716 for additional assistance.
Programs will be held at each middle school beginning at 6:00 PM.
Middle School Preview presentations will include information about:
Specific information about bus routes, bus times, lunch procedures, teacher assignments and schedules will be available during regular orientation in August.
Please call your zoned middle school for additional information. School specific information is located at www.polk-fl.net and select "Schools".
Programs will be held at each high school beginning at 6:00 PM.
Preview provides a time for students and parents to learn about high school and what to expect during the transition to 9th grade.
Freshman Preview includes information about:
What you can do now to prepare for a GREAT high school experience? Join us at Freshman Preview to find out!
Specific information about bus routes, bus times, lunch procedures, and student schedules will be available during regular orientation in August.
Please call your zoned high school for additional information. School specific information is located at www.polk-fl.net and select "Schools".
Print the Mission Transition flyer.