Polk County Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Orlando provide an environment which challenges students to be creative and think critically by integrating compassionate service, moral leadership, and faith to create a more benevolent and just world.
Parents: we know that selecting a school for your child is a challenge and a big decision. You want your child to have the opportunity to be successful and have a purpose-drive life full of meaning. Through Catholic education, your child can acquire the necessary skills such as knowledge, values, and faith, which could impact them for the rest of their life.
Polk County Catholic Schools, serving Lakeland & Winter Haven, in line with the mission of the Diocese of Orlando, aims to ensure the minds are cultivated, bodies are energized, and hearts are expanded within our student body. We also aim to instill good judgement and strong relationship with Christ.
Our Winter Haven and Lakeland private schools are all committed to fostering the love of learning within our students, as well as prepare them to be stewards of this world. We have five schools in Polk County, and we serve students in Pre-K3 and VPK4 through 12th grade.
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It’s a fact…
- According to the ACT, our high school students outscore state averages in all 4 core subject areas.
- Catholic schools within our diocese scored 20% higher than the national average in standardized testing.
- Our 8th grade students score above grade level in all 4 core areas.
- From 6th to 8th grade, our students demonstrate 4 grade levels of growth across all subjects year after year.