If you are enrolling into a Polk County Public School for the first time from out of the State of Florida, you will need the following:
  1. Birth Record
  2. Florida Immunization Record
  3. Physical within the last 12 months
  4. 2 proofs of address (see below)
If you are enrolling into Polk County from another Florida School, you will need the following:
  1. Birth Record
  2. Florida Immunization Record
  3. 2 Proofs of address (see below)
We will contact the school for your child’s physical. We will initially enroll your child without one. If the school does not respond within 30 days, you will need to provide one for us. If you were in a Polk County School in the past, you will need the following:
  1. 2 Proofs of address (see below)
  2. If the student is enrolling in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade, you will need proof of required immunizations.

The following is a list of acceptable proofs of address.

The proofs must be from different categories and show your name and physical address. If you live with a family member, friend, fiance, etc., and the proofs are in their name, you will need to complete an affidavit of residence form.
  • Category 1: Apartment or home lease agreement, mortgage document, property tax record. A rent receipt is acceptable if the name and phone number of the landlord as well as your name and address are on the receipt.
  • Category 2: Current utility bill (electric, gas, phone, cable, water)
  • Category 3: Voter registration document
  • Category 4: Proof of government benefits (disability, Medicare, food stamps, DCF correspondence.
These requirements are Polk County School Board Requirements. We will not be able to make any exceptions.