Sandhill Pledge

2016-17 Bell Schedule

7:40 AM - 3:00 PM

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 until 7:55 AM. Students must be in their classroom before the 8 AM bell or they will be marked tardy. Parents come into the main office with their children if you arrive after 8:00 AM.

Supply Lists

Dress Code

District Calendars

Download the Polk County School District's traditional school calendars for the 2016-17 school year.  At this time only District Calendar is only available in English.  The Haitian Creole calendar will be posted when it becomes available.  Please visit the District Calendar for more information. You can subscribe to to the District calendar feeds and add county-wide events to your preferred calendar application (Google Calendars, Outlook, iCal, your mobile device, etc.)  District Calendar Feeds
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Sandhill Online Resources


Go to to download and install iStation at home. On the support page, choose the link for your home device. When prompted for your school, type sandhill.polk.fl Contact your child's teacher for more information.

Home Connect for Accelerated Reader Contact your child's teacher for more information.

Read for Life

  • Listen carefully to your child's questions
  • Encourage daily independent reading
  • Provide children with appropriate reading and writing materials
  • Engage in playing games that help children read, write and spell
  • Provide children with activities and experiences to broaden their understanding of the world
  • Involve her child in writing grocery lists, making cards, reading menus, newspapers, writing letters
  • Provide your children with a dictionary
  • Buy books as presents
  • Provide opportunities for your children to observe you reading

Parent Portal

The MyPolkSchools Parent Portal allows parents to check current grades, obtain immunization status, learn if their child had any recorded discipline or attendance issues throughout the day, check their child's current lunch account balance, and even see what their child purchased in the lunchroom. Click HERE to learn more.


Latest News

  • May 17th:  Early Release.
  • May 18th:  Field Day K - 2nd.
  • May 19th:  Field Day 3rd - 5th.
  • May 29th:  Holiday.  No School.
  • June 2nd:  Last day of school.  Early Release Day.
  • August 8th:  Student Orientation.
  • August 10th: First day of school for students.

2016-17 Student Early Dismissal Days

The following dates have been chosen as student Early Dismissal days for school year 2016-2017. All students will be dismissed 2.5 hours (150 minutes) early.
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2016*
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016*
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017*
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
  • Friday, June 2, 2017

Student Nutrition

Information regarding the cost of school meals, special dietary needs and an online service to pay for your child's meals can be found on the District website for Student Nutrition MSB_Meal_Banner