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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 162 public schools in Polk School District, serving 104,136 students.
  • Public school in Polk School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Florida public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
  • The top ranked public school in Polk School District are Lincoln Avenue Academy, Magnolia Montessori Academy and Lakeland Montessori Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NamePolk School District
School District Websitehttp://www.polk-fl.net
School District Phone Number(863)534-0500
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (FL)
# of Schools162 Schools4,368 Schools
# of Students104,136 Students2,833,287 Students
# of Teachers6,512 Teachers177,124 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Polk School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 68% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polk  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polk  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Polk  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.680.70
# of American Indian Students382 Students8,827 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1,652 Students77,812 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students35,791 Students938,227 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
33%
# of Black Students21,492 Students626,523 Students
% Black Students
21%
22%
# of White Students41,684 Students1,077,863 Students
% White Students
40%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students156 Students4,744 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2,979 Students99,329 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2,60061,247
# of Students in Kindergarten:7,360200,250
# of Students in 1st Grade:7,497207,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:7,776207,685
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8,487226,422
# of Students in 4th Grade:8,004220,563
# of Students in 5th Grade:7,532215,850
# of Students in 6th Grade:8,454219,996
# of Students in 7th Grade:7,803210,715
# of Students in 8th Grade:7,475211,139
# of Students in 9th Grade:8,360219,419
# of Students in 10th Grade:8,053216,655
# of Students in 11th Grade:7,568212,702
# of Students in 12th Grade:7,167202,980
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,435 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,939. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,719 is less than the state average of $14,741. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (FL)
Total Revenue$915 MM$132 MM
This chart display total revenue of Polk  School District and average revenue for each school distric in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$942 MM$140 MM
This chart display total spending of Polk  School District and average spending for each school distric in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,435$13,939
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Polk  School District and average revenue per public school student in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,719$14,741
This chart display average spending per public school student in Polk  School District and average spending per public school student in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Polk School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Achievement Academy Charter School
    716 Bella Vista St E
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    (863)683-6504

    Grades: PK | 157 students
  • Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    801 Scenic Hwy S
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863)421-3235

    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
  • Alturas Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    420 4th St
    Alturas, FL 33820
    (863)519-3917

    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
  • Auburndale Central Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    320 Lemon St
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863)965-5450

    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
  • Auburndale Senior High School Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1 Bloodhound Trl
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863)965-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 1638 students
  • Bartow Elementary Academy Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 5%
    590 Wilson Ave S
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863)534-7410

    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
  • Bartow Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    550 Clower St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863)534-7415

    Grades: 6-8 | 869 students
  • Bartow Senior High School Magnet School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1270 Broadway Ave S
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863)534-7400

    Grades: 9-12 | 2294 students
  • Bartow Youth Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2415 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863)499-2954

    Grades: 6-12 | 29 students
  • Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    501 Mcleod Rd
    Frostproof, FL 33843
    (863)635-7820

    Grades: 3-5 | 420 students
  • Berkley Accelerated Middle School Charter School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5316 Berkley Rd
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863)984-2400

    Grades: 6-8 | 475 students
  • Berkley Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5240 Berkley Rd
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863)968-5024

    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
  • Bethune Academy Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 50%
    900 Avenue F
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863)421-3334

    Grades: K-5 | 461 students
  • Bill Duncan Opportunity Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3333 Winter Lake Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863)499-2860

    Grades: 6-12 | 37 students
  • Bok Academy Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    13895 Hwy 27
    Lake Wales, FL 33859
    (863)638-1010

    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
  • Carlton Palmore Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3725 Clevelnd Hts Blvd
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863)648-3510

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Chain Of Lakes Collegiate High School Charter School
    Math: 40-59%
    999 Avenue H Ne
    Winter Haven, FL 33881
    (863)298-6800

    Grades: 11-12 | 305 students
  • Chain Of Lakes Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
    Rank: Top 20%
    7001 State Highway 653
    Winter Haven, FL 33884
    (863)326-5388

    Grades: PK-5 | 1103 students
  • Citrus Ridge A Civics Academy Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1775 Sand Mine Rd
    Davenport, FL 33897
    (863)259-4001

    Grades: PK-8 | 1879 students
  • Clarence Boswell Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2820 K Ville Ave
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863)499-2990

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Cleveland Court Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    328 Edgewood Dr E
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863)499-2929

    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
  • Combee Academy Of Design And Engineering Magnet School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2805 Morgan Combee Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863)499-2960

    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
  • Compass Middle Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    550 Clower St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863)519-8701

    Grades: 5-8 | 144 students
  • Crystal Lake Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    700 Galvin Dr
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863)499-2966

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Crystal Lake Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2410 Crystal Lake Dr N
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863)499-2970

    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
  • Cypress Junction Montessori Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    220 5th St Sw
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863)332-2887

    Grades: PK-8 | 158 students
  • Dale R Fair Babson Park Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 30%
    815 Scenic Hwy N
    Babson Park, FL 33827
    (863)678-4664

    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
  • Daniel Jenkins Academy Of Technology Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    701 Ledwith Ave
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863)421-3267

    Grades: 6-8 | 508 students
  • Davenport Community Campus Alternative School
    8 W Palmetto St
    Davenport, FL 33837
    (863)419-3486

    Grades: 10-12 | 284 students
  • Davenport School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4751 County Road 547 N
    Davenport, FL 33837
    (863)421-3247

    Grades: PK-8 | 1110 students
  • Denison Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    400 Avenue A Se
    Winter Haven, FL 33880
    (863)291-5353

    Grades: 6-8 | 848 students
  • Discovery Academy Of Lake Alfred Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1000 Buena Vista Dr N
    Lake Alfred, FL 33850
    (863)295-5955

    Grades: 6-8 | 956 students
  • Discovery High School Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    640 Evenhouse Rd
    Lake Alfred, FL 33850
    (863)295-5955

    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
  • Dixieland Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    416 Ariana St
    Lakeland, FL 33803
    (863)499-2930

    Grades: PK-5 | 432 students
  • Don E Woods Opportunity Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    213 Lake Ave E
    Dundee, FL 33838
    (863)421-3325

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
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