Enroll Your Child

Enroll Your Child

Steps for getting your child started at Polk County Public Schools.

Parent Portal

Parent Portal

Check your child’s grades, attendance, and more.

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School Options

Learn about the wide variety of school options Polk County Public Schools offers for students of all ages.

School Bus

Bus Delays

Find the status of your child’s bus.

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Information on identifying and reporting bullying for parents and students.

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Get Involved

Information on how to become an approved volunteer and other ways to support Polk County Public Schools.

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Policies, Procedures and Forms

Information on dress code, Code of Conduct, attendance, and Student Progression Plan.

SchoolMessenger: Opt in to receive important messages from your child's school.


Sign up to receive messages from your school.

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School Nutrition

View school menus and replenish your accounts.

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Cameron's Collection

Library Media Services recently purchased Cameron’s Collection, a mental health and wellness e-book series for secondary students. The intended audience is 6th -12th grade students and parents. Access is anonymous. Flyers, posters, and bookmarks are being distributed at schools with QR codes for easy access. Cameron’s Collection can also be accessed through ClassLink, the Gale GVLR site, or each school’s Destiny homepage.

  • At-Risk Student Programs

    Polk County Public Schools serves at-risk students through various alternative education programs. These programs focus on correcting behaviors and developing attitudes and skills that will help students make positive changes in their lives.

  • Athletics

    Learn about Polk County Public Schools’ athletics programs and how your child can join the team!

  • Attendance

    Learn about excused and unexcused absences, and attendance expectations.

  • Career Academies

    Learn about our career academies that help students prepare for the workforce.

  • Crisis Intervention

    Polk County Public Schools’ crisis team responds to a wide variety of situations, including deaths of students and staff members, natural disasters and other traumatic events.

  • Driver's Education

    A step-by-step guide to help students and their parents navigate the process of becoming licensed to drive.

  • ESE

    Information on ESE services, projects, and programs, and resources for families.

  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

    Polk County Public School’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) department supports the academic success and acculturation of English language learners.

  • Fine Arts

    A helpful overview of Polk County Public Schools’ Fine Arts programs and opportunities.

  • Graduation Requirements

    Find everything to ensure your child is on track to graduate on time.

  • Home School Programs

    Valuable information and resources for families who are already homeschooling their children or those interested in home education.

  • Library Media Services

    Search the Destiny library catalog, find online resources and learn how parents can give input on library materials.

  • Early Childhood Programs

    Polk County Public Schools offers a variety of programs for children ages 3-5.

  • Online Resources for Students

    PCPS provides students with access to a variety of free resources, including eBooks, videos, articles and much more, to conduct research and build literacy skills.

  • Safe Schools

    Safety comes first at PCPS. Learn about the many ways we’re protecting our students.

  • School Calendars

    Find out dates for spring and winter break, early release days, and more.

  • School Counseling

    Polk County Public Schools employs school counselors who provide students with the support they need at each stage of their development.

  • Section 504

    What You Need To Know About Section 504 – A Guide for Parents

  • Student Progression Plan

    The Student Progression Plan describes requirements for students to be promoted to the next grade.

  • Student Health Services

    Information on immunizations, medication administration, and head lice.

  • Testing

    View state and district assessments by grade level, including tips on preparing for exams.