Public Schools, Private Schools, Homeschooling, Colleges and Schools in Lakeland + Polk County
Whether you’re looking for a local preschool or interested in going back to college, Lakeland Mom’s Education Guide has you covered. It includes information on Polk County public schools, private schools in Lakeland and Polk County, homeschooling, tutoring, and more.
Don’t miss our Childcare + Daycare Guide if you are looking for After School Care, Preschools, or Camps.
Many attraction closures and event postponements have been announced beginning September 27 due to Hurricane Ian. We are editing our calendar and articles if we receive notice of event changes, but please be sure to check directly with organizers to confirm any events or activities through October 9. A link is provided at the bottom of every event on our calendar and in all articles.
RECENT EDUCATION ARTICLES
Find all the info you need to kick off a new school year! Back to school events, places to get free school supplies, the 2022-23 school calendar, details on tax free shopping, our favorite school gear, Stuff the Bus donation locations, and more.
In need of free school supplies? Or just looking to celebrate the new school year with a back to school bash? We’ve got a full list of back to school events and places to get free school supplies.
Want to keep your kids reading and learning over the summer? Find a FREE summer reading program or online book subscription to get them excited to read!
6 Scholarship Programs that can help you pay for Private School, Reading Help, and Special Needs Services in Florida
Think you can’t afford private school? Think again. The State of Florida offers six scholarship programs that can help make private school possible for your family.
The Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is July 25 – August 7, 2022 and we’ve got all the details you need to know to save money on your back to school shopping! Save on clothing, shoes, uniforms, school supplies, computers, and more.
Free Online Summer Camps are a great resource if you’re looking for DIY projects to keep kids engaged and learning all summer long. Check out these free websites that provide guided instructions for hands-on activities, coding, art projects, maker projects, and more.
Say THANK YOU during Teacher Appreciation Week with this great list of gifts teachers will love. Includes FREE ways to thank a teacher, plus a list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to giving gifts and showing teachers how much you appreciate them!
Guide to Lakeland + Polk County
Check out our Guide to Lakeland + Polk County for more parenting resources and local information including Things to Do with Kids, Education, Childcare, Healthcare, Classes + Lessons, Youth Sports, Birthdays, and more.