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IMPORTANT: Testing Information

A letter was sent home discussing the importance of state mandated testing. Please see the dates listed here and determine when your child is testing. *There was one date changed since the letter was originally sent home. Please note the

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DINO-MITE Book Fair: Stomp, Chomp, and Read!

Bethune Academy’s Scholastic DINO-MITE Book Fair: Stomp, Chomp, and Read! Super-size fun awaits when the school community is turned into reading raptors, bookceratops, and readasaurus rex bookivores ready to unleash their inner dino and enjoy a stomping, chomping, reading good

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Outdoor Classroom in Progress

We have an awesome new classroom on campus! This new classroom is out in the fresh air and supports our STEaM program at Bethune Academy.  Our grant “STEAMING UP Polk!” funded this project along with our sponsor Polk Education Foundation.  Thank

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Camp READY! in Haines City

Camp READY! There is a great summer program available for students who are entering Kindergarten or repeating Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year. Children in the Haines City area may apply for the program located at Bethune Academy, 900 Ave

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Parent/Student Surveys

Bethune Families: As a way to receive input from parents on parent and family engagement plans and compacts, we are using the district’s annual survey as one way to gather input.  We encourage each family to participate in the online

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Garden Upgrade

Our hydroponic garden has recently gotten an upgrade! Our ground cover was about 7 years old and needed to be replaced. We moved 48 stacks and replaced the ground cover. Everything was put back and now we are ready to

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Yearbook Order

2018-19 Bethune Academy Yearbook: Order your yearbook today! Yearbooks will be here this spring! Keep the memories of friends, classmates and teachers forever. Order online: www.leonards.com/yearbooks Access code: C442375 Price Now: $25.00 Price after April 1, 2019 $35.00 Price includes

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Free Educational Resources for Polk Students

These Media resources are available on the Polk County Public Schools Website and Bethune Academy’s Media Center Page. These Online Resources are FREE for Polk students to use all year long even on breaks and during the summer! For more information, use this

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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Volunteer Application Fee

In order to volunteer and chaperone field trips, you must be an approved volunteer. We depend on our valuable school volunteers at Bethune Academy. Please apply now if you plan to attend any field trips or volunteer on campus.  Application: https://polkschoolsfl.com/getinvolved/

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Campus Entrance and Security

IMPORTANT:  Bethune Academy has a School Safety Guardian on campus every school day to help keep our campus secure.  All doors and gates will be locked during the school day. In order to be on campus, all visitors must check

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