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.

FSA Testing is coming! Please see the dates below. More information coming soon!

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It’s time to order your yearbook!

Yearbooks are only $20 this year! 

To pay by cash, check or money order, complete the order form envelope and return to your child’s teacher.  Make checks or money orders payable to: Carlton Palmore Elementary

Yearbooks may be ordered online at:

www.leonards.com/yearbooks            Access code: C442491

Portfolio Night – Thursday, January 17

Our Portfolio night is Thursday from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Bring your child, as they are excited to show you their Leadership Notebooks and some of their accomplishments! Free dress down pass for your child for attending! See you Thursday!

Online Volunteer Applications Set to Go Live Jan. 7

Volunteer Now for Polk County Public Schools

Polk County Public Schools is transitioning to a new volunteer system and will no longer accept paper volunteer applications after this Friday, Dec. 21. The new online application system is scheduled to go live on Monday, Jan. 7 at polkschoolsfl.com/getinvolved.

For security purposes, the new volunteer system will screen applicants with a national criminal background check, as well as a FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) background check. Approved volunteers must reapply and renew their application/background screen every five years from the date of approval. Volunteers can check their status by contacting their school, or by calling 863-457-4708 and pressing 2.

The volunteer application fee will remain at $25 at least through the end of the 2018-19 school year (June 30, 2019). At this time, Polk County Public Schools is covering the cost of the additional background check.

Picture Day – Wednesday, October 3

Early Release Day is also Picture Day! Wear your Wednesday Leadership Dress, red top and khaki bottoms!

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Newsletter

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Upcoming Events

Mar
19
Tue
Grades Due
Mar 19 all-day

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Mar
25
Mon
SPRING BREAK
Mar 25 – Mar 29 all-day

Description of Event: Spring Holidaysr
Additional Information: All schools and district offices will be closed during this time in an effort to reduce energy costs.
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Apr
5
Fri
Distribute Report Cards (9 Weeks)
Apr 5 all-day

Additional Information: School Calendarsr

Apr
13
Sat
All-County Dance @ Harrison School of the Arts
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Description of Event: 7:00pm Concertr
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Contacts for Event: Shelley Bourgeois

Apr
19
Fri
No School for Students / Teacher, Para Holiday
Apr 19 all-day

Description of Event: No School for Students / Teacher, Para Holidayr
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Apr
24
Wed
Early School Dismissal
Apr 24 all-day

Additional Information: Schools throughout Polk County will dismiss students 2.5 hours early.r

Apr
29
Mon
Interim Reports
Apr 29 – May 3 all-day

Description of Event: Distribution Weekr
Additional Information: School Calendarsr

May
13
Mon
Graduation
May 13 – May 24 all-day

Additional Information: School Calendarsr