School Mission

"Carlton Palmore Elementary is committed to meeting the individual needs of each child, developing responsible citizens, and challenging students to learn, think and perform at their highest level."

School Vision

“A Learner Today, a Leader Tomorrow”

Welcome to our Website!

Here at Carlton Palmore Elementary we are striving to connect students, parents and teachers. Within our site, you will be able to contact teachers and administration, look for upcoming events and see what’s going on around the campus.

Thank You For Keeping Us Safe

Thank you Canteen of Lakeland for donating over 2000 units of hand sanitizer. Thank you for helping us keep our kids safe! Thank you, Ray Bergez district General Manager of Canteen-Lakeland for thinking of us and supporting Carlton Palmore Elementary.

2021-2022 Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year

A BIG Congratulations goes out to our 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Maldonado and to our School Related Employee of the Year, Mr. Nicholas! We are very excited and proud of these two ROCK STARS!

 

“Dress Down Day”

Reminder – The first Friday of each month is our “Dress Down Day.”  Students may pay $2.00 for free dress.

WHAT ABOUT UNIFORMS FOR CARLTON PALMORE?

Bottoms:
Dark blue, black or khaki/tan (Wednesday Dress will be ‘Leadership Day Dress” with red logo t-shirts or red collared shirt and Khaki/tan bottoms.) The red logo t-shirt and khaki/tan pants will be our Leadership Dress Uniform and our Field Trip uniform.
➢ Shorts, pants, skorts, skirts, skirted jumpers
➢ Must be plain, solid-color twill, corduroy or
denim fabric; no rips or cutoffs permitted
➢ Bottoms MUST be finger-tip length
➢ Traditional blue jean color is okay for denim
Tops:
Solid red navy, or royal blue school
➢ Must have long or short sleeves
➢ Knit polo-type or woven dress shirts, blouses or turtlenecks
➢ School t-shirts are okay (available through our school office)
➢ Follow the Dress Code for appropriate school dress found in the Polk County
Code of Conduct when in doubt of appropriateness.

Jackets/Sweatshirts/hoodies will NOT be permitted during PE or recess when temperatures are 70 degrees or higher.  Please, do not bring them to school during the warmer months.  Hooded sweatshirts are acceptable, during the cooler months, but hoods may not be worn during school hours.

The Uniform Dress Code does not allow for clothing with colored trim, stripes, embroidery, decoration, etc. It also does not provide for overalls (overalls with pants or shorts), sweat pants, knit pants/skirts, leggings, cutoffs, etc.
Other dress code rules, dress for success:
➢ A belt is required if the garment has belt loops
➢ Shirts (including t-shirts) must be tucked in
➢ Shorts and skirts must be fingertip length, not shorter
➢ Plain uniform colored socks are to be worn at all times, except on Crazy Sock Day
➢ Shoes must be safe and appropriate; NO Sandals or Crocs – closed toe
➢ Clothes must be appropriate size, with waist garment worn at the student’s waist
➢ Clothing that is too tight or too loose is not appropriate for school

 

 

Leader in Me School

Carlton Palmore Elementary is a Leader in Me school. The Leader in Me is an innovative, school-wide model that emphasizes a culture of student empowerment and helps unleash each child’s full potential. Applying The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, teachers and students internalize timeless leadership principles that nurture the skills students need for success in the 21st century. Click here to learn more

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