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.
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Explore School Choice Options in Lakeland and Polk County. Get details on Magnet, Charter, IB, Academies, Performing Arts, & more, and find out when to apply.
Florida’s P-EBT Program has been extended to cover Summer 2021. Eligible students who received free and reduced price lunch during the 2020-2021 School Year will receive $375 in Summer P-EBT benefits in Nov/Dec 2021.
The Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is July 31 – August 9, 2021 and we’ve got all the details you need to know to save money on your back to school shopping!
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.
Find all the info you need to kick off a new school year! Back to school events, places to get free school supplies, the 2021-22 school calendar, details on tax free shopping, our favorite school gear, Stuff the Bus donation locations, 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.
Polk County Public Schools will not require face masks for the 2021 – 2022 school year. Beginning June 9, 2021, face masks are optional for students and staff.
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.