Polk County School Calendars for 2021-2022: Public, Private, + Charter Schools

The Polk County School Board approved the 2021-2022 Polk County School Calendar on January 26, 2021. A copy of the calendar for the next school year is below to help you plan out the academic year and schedule vacations or childcare for Polk County school holidays, staff development days, and other breaks. This calendar applies to all public schools in Polk County – high school, middle school, and elementary schools.

Additional details and any future changes can be found on the Polk County Schools Website.

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.

Charter schools (such as McKeel and some Montessori schools) and Private Schools all have their own calendars, links are listed below. 

The 2022 – 2023 Polk County School Calendar is also available.

When is the last day of school in Polk County?

The last day of public school in Polk County, Florida is Friday, May 27, 2022.

Charter schools (such as McKeel and some Montessori schools) and Private Schools all have their own calendars, see below or check directly with your school for those calendars.

Polk County Public Schools Calendar 2021 – 2022

The calendar below was APPROVED during the PCSB meeting on January 26, 2021. This calendar is for all Polk Public Schools (not charter schools or private schools), and could still change if storm make-up days are needed.

Polk County Public Schools Calendar 2021-2022 (1)

Spanish and Haitian Creole versions of the calendar are available on the PCSB website, as well as printable calendars. (TIP – use the Calendar Feed option to add all dates to your Google Calendar or Outlook Calendar)

The Schools of McKeel Academy Calendar

The Schools of McKeel Academy (South McKeel, McKeel Central, McKeel Academy of Technology) approved the calendar for the 2021-22 school year on 3/18/21.

McKeel Academy 2021-22 School Calendar

CLICK HERE for a printable calendar. For additional details visit http://www.mckeelschools.com.

Private School Calendars

Below are links to Lakeland & Winter Haven Private School Calendars where we could find them.

If you attend a Charter school, check directly with your school for the calendar.

Education Guide

Check out our Education Guide for Lakeland + Polk County for other education topics including public schools, private schools, homeschooling, tutoring + test prep, school calendars, colleges, and more.