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Strengthened by diversity, our district will foster partnerships of staff, families and the community to develop students’ educational, physical and social well-being.

What's going on in our district.

News Posts

Lake Wales Public Library Summer Programs

Lake Wales Public Library has Oceans of Opportunities coming up this summer, starting June 13th!

Mon May 23 10:39 AM

Cardinal Volunteer Appreciation

We are so thankful for our Cardinal volunteers!

Wed May 18 07:09 PM

Yearbooks on sale!

Cardinals! Yearbooks are on sale!

Wed May 18 11:14 AM

Summer Reading

Cardinals! Be sure to keep reading over break!

Wed May 18 11:04 AM

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Thank you McLaughlin Fine Arts Academy!

Polk Avenue Kindergarten Cardinals were able to visit McLaughlin Fine Arts Academy

Fri Apr 29 08:27 PM

CEMEX visit with Sheri Spivey

Our Science Resource Teacher Mrs. Kelly had a very special guest recently.

Mon Feb 14 04:29 PM

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Campus Clean Up Thank You

Polk Avenue Elementary had a productive Campus Clean Up Day on February 12, 2022.

Sat Feb 12 07:37 PM

Before and After School Care
Before and After School Care Available!

Cardinals, if your family is in need of before or after school care, please contact Mrs. Velasaquez.

Tue Oct 26 11:20 AM


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We strive to hire highly qualified teachers for all of our schools. Highly qualified teachers hold a bachelor's degree and a teaching license from their state, and who demonstrate competence in the subject areas they teach.


Technology is harnessed in our classrooms to improve student engagement and effectiveness. Using more than just digital devices, our educators use technology to facilitate interactions between teachers and students.


Our administrators are passionate about children and the education they receive. School administrators embrace the extremely important role of ensuring the system is operating effectively and efficiently.