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School Choice Showcase - Lakeland Square Mall

2023Thu19Jan4:00 pmThu7:30 pmSchool Choice Showcase - Lakeland Square Mall4:00 pm - 7:30 pm Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 US Highway 98 NorthCATEGORY:Educational + HistoricalPRICE RANGE:Free


The School Choice Showcase coincides with the application window for the upcoming 2023-24 school year, and helps parents and guardians find the right school or program for their students.

The application window runs from Jan. 9 to Feb. 15.

Families can apply for their students to attend a variety of Polk County Public Schools programs, including:
– Magnet/choice schools
– Career academies (middle and high school)
– International Baccalaureate and Cambridge AICE

Families must submit their applications online via Parent Portal during the application window from Jan. 9 to Feb. 15. All applications are chosen based on a lottery system (with the exception of IB/Cambridge, which have academic requirements).

Visit the website to see a list of participating schools at each location –


(Thursday) 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Lakeland Square Mall

3800 US Highway 98 North



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