Public Schools in Polk County, Florida

There are 183 Public Schools in Polk County, Florida, serving a population of 652,256 people in an area of 1,797 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,564 people, and 1 Public School per 9 square miles.

In Florida, Polk County is ranked 33rd of 67 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 16th of 67 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Polk County Public Schools

Find Polk County, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


ACE Charter School 710 East Bella Vista Street Lakeland, FL

Achievement Academy 716 East Bella Vista Street Lakeland, FL

Alpi Frostproof Child Development Center 701 Hopson Road Frostproof, FL

Alta Vista Elementary School 801 Scenic Highway Haines, FL

Alturas Elementary School 420 4th Street Alturas, FL

Amikids Baton Rouge School 618 North Massachusetts Avenue Lakeland, FL

Auburndale Central Elementary School 320 Lemon Street Auburndale, FL

Auburndale Senior High School 1 Bloodhound Trail Auburndale, FL

B.E.S.T. 2820 K-Ville Avenue Auburndale, FL

Bartow Elementary Academy 590 South Wilson Avenue Bartow, FL

Bartow Middle School 550 East Clower Street Bartow, FL

Bartow Senior High School 1270 South Broadway Avenue Bartow, FL

Bartow Youth Academy 2415 Bob Phillips Road Bartow, FL

Ben Hill Griffin Jr Elementary School McLeod Road Frostproof, FL

Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School 501 McCloud Road Frostproof, FL

Berkley Accelerated Middle School 5316 Berkley Road Auburndale, FL

Berkley Elementary School 5240 Berkley Road Auburndale, FL

Bethune Academy 900 Avenue F Haines, FL

Bill Duncan Opportunity Center 3333 Winter Lake Road Lakeland, FL

Blake Elementary School 510 Hartsell Avenue Lakeland, FL

Bok Academy 13895 U.s. 27 Lake Wales, FL

Carlton Palmore Elementary School 3725 Cleveland Heights Boulevard Lakeland, FL

Carlton School 3725 Cleveland Heights Boulevard Lakeland, FL

Central School 320 Lemon Street Auburndale, FL

Chain Of Lakes Collegiate High 999 Avenue H Northeast Winter Haven, FL

Chain Of Lakes Elementary School 7001 State Highway 653 Winter Haven, FL

Clarence Boswell Elementary School 2820 K-Ville Avenue Auburndale, FL

Cleveland Court Elementary School 328 East Edgewood Drive Lakeland, FL

Combee Elementary School 2805 Morgan Combee Road Lakeland, FL

Compass Middle Charter School 550 East Clower Street Bartow, FL

Crystal Lake Elementary School 700 Galvin Drive Lakeland, FL

Crystal Lake Middle School 2410 Crystal Lake Drive North Lakeland, FL

Dale R Fair Babson Park Elementary 815 North Scenic Highway Babson Park, FL

Daniel Jenkins Academy Of Technology Middle School 701 Ledwith Avenue Haines, FL

Davenport Adult And Career Education Center 8 Palmetto Street West Davenport, FL

Davenport Community Campus 8 Palmetto Street West Davenport, FL

Davenport School Of The Arts 4751 County Road 547 Davenport, FL

Denison Middle School 400 Avenue A Southeast Winter Haven, FL

Discovery Academy Of Lake Alfred 1000 North Buena Vista Drive Lake Alfred, FL

Dixieland Elementary School 416 Ariana Street Lakeland, FL

Don E Woods Opportunity Center 213 Lake Avenue Dundee, FL

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center 1201 Enchanted Drive Lakeland, FL

Dr. Ne Roberts Elementary School 6600 Green Road Lakeland, FL

Drop Back In Academy 302 East Memorial Boulevard Lakeland, FL

Dundee Elementary Academy 215 Frederick Avenue Dundee, FL

Dundee Ridge Middle Academy 5555 Lake Trask Road Dundee, FL

Eagle Lake Elementary School 400 Crystal Beach Road Eagle Lake, FL

East Area Adult School 300 Bridgers Avenue Auburndale, FL

Eastside Elementary School 1820 East Johnson Avenue Haines, FL

Edgar L. Padgett Elementary 110 Leelon Road Lakeland, FL

About Polk County Public Schools

Polk County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Polk County, FL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Florida, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Polk County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Polk County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Polk County Public School Statistics

Find Polk County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Polk County Public School Enrollment
 Polk CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment5,369 (65.4%)158,974 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment7,510 (89.6%)195,549 (85.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)30,117 (91.1%)804,705 (88.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)29,773 (88.2%)812,190 (87.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)31,718 (91.8%)869,834 (89.3%)
Polk County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Polk CountyFlorida
Less than 9th Grade Education28,433 (6.3%)733,714 (5.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)42,077 (9.4%)1,053,634 (7.3%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)159,148 (35.5%)4,170,468 (29.0%)