When enrolling into a Polk County Public School you will need to have the following items:

Out of County

  • Birth Record
  • Florida Immunization Record
  • Physical Within the Last 12 Months
  • 2 Proofs of Address
  • Proof of Grade Level

In County

  • Florida Immunization Record
  • 2 Proofs of Address
  • Proof of Grade Level

Acceptable Proofs of Address

The following is a list of proofs of address that are accepted by the School Board of Polk County. It is important to note when selecting your proofs of address, that the school will only select one proof from each category. Each proof should show, legibly, your name and current physical address (PO boxes will not be accepted). If you live with a family member, friend, fiancé, etc., and the proofs are in their name, you will be required to complete an affidavit of residence form.

  • Category 1

    • Drivers’ License
    • Apartment or Home Lease Agreement
    • Mortgage Document
    • Property Tax Record
    • Rent Receipt
      • Name and Phone Number of Landlord must also be on Receipt
  • Category 2

    • Current Utility Bill
      • Electric
      • Gas
      • Phone
      • Cable
      • Water
  • Category 3

    • Voters’ Registration Document
  • Category 4

    • Proof of Government Benefits
      • Disability
      • Medicare
      • Food Stamps
      • DCF Correspondence

Immunization Requirements

Immunizations are available at no cost at the Department of Health.

Students will not be able to attend classes if they have not received the required immunizations.

The Florida Department of Health requires 7th graders to have the following immunizations:

  • Tdap (1 dose) Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis

Documentation of the Tdap is required BEFORE your child starts 7th grade.

Current 6th graders should already have received the immunizations listed below:

  • MMR (2 doses)
  • Polio (4 doses)
  • DTP/DTaP (5 doses)
  • Hepatitis B Series
  • Varicella vaccine (2 doses) or signed proof of the disease.

Haines City Health Clinic

1700 Baker Avenue East

Phone: 863-421-3204

Lake Wales Health Clinic

835 West Central Avenue

Phone: 863-678-4144


Mercedes Flores