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.

Family Skate Night at Skate World

Join us during our Family Skate Night on Thursday, February 23!

6:00 – 9:00 PM

No drop offs, adults must be present with all children

$3.00 to enter and $3.00 for skates

We hope to see you all there!


Polk County Public Schools Celebrates Black History Month

Learn more about Florida’s African-American leaders, and other Black History Month facts, here:

Visit the Polk County History Center in Bartow for special exhibits, complimentary copies of the “Florida Black Heritage Trail,” and books from the collection of the Polk County Historical and Genealogical Library.

Proclamation by the Polk County School Board:


College and Career Awareness Week - February 6-10

Activities for this week:

Tuesday – I Have Big Dreams! – Students may wear pajamas

Wednesday – Dress up as a career – Students may dress up as the career/profession of their choice

Thursday – Dress to Impress Day – Students may dress as if they were going on an interview

Friday – College Day – Students may wear their favorite college shirt


Parent University and All County Reads - February 11 at Spessard Holland Elementary

Congratulations to our 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year and School Related Employee of the Year

rivera-pictureTeacher of the Year – Kimberly Rivera

czerwinski-photoSchool Related Employee Darlene Czerwinski

Upcoming Events

all-day Early School Dismissal
Early School Dismissal
Mar 15 all-day
Additional Information: Schools throughout Polk County will dismiss students 2.5 hours early.r
Mar 20 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. School Calendarsr
all-day Grades Due
Grades Due
Mar 30 all-day
Additional Information: School Calendarsr
7:30 am About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Description of Event: Awards honoring students that have made changes in their grades, behaviors and attitude.r r Contacts for Event: Erin Martinez