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Backpacks and School Safety

Polk County Public Schools will NOT be imposing a district-wide ban on backpacks and lunchboxes, and will NOT be requiring clear backpacks or lunchboxes for the 2018-19 school year. We hope this information will be helpful for families as you shop for school supplies and

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School Supply List 2018-2019

This is the School Supply List for Bethune Academy (all grades).  Click here for Bethune Academy Supply List for Students 2017-18 or pick up a paper copy at the school office.  Stores should have copies available as well.

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3rd Grade Reading Scores

The 3rd grade FSA ELA scores have been received. Promotion/retention letters will be available for pick up at your child’s school between 7:30AM and 5:00PM Monday-Thursday (summer office hours).

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Third Grade Parent Letter May 24, 2018

Parents of Third Grade Students (2017-2018 school year): Please read the following letter concerning report cards and FSA reading scores:  Updated Letter to Parents on 3rd Grade Report Cards 5.24.18   Thank you for your patience. Spanish Version of Letter: Spanish 3rd Grade

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Camp Ready! Summer 2018

“Camp Ready!” is a tuition-free, school-readiness program for rising and repeating kindergarten students. The camp for the Haines City area will be located at:  Bethune Academy, 900 Ave F, Haines City, FL 33844 The schedule for Haines City is: June

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Bethune Academy Yearbooks On Sale

It’s your time to order your Bethune Academy Yearbook! Order now and save money… Price Now is $25.00. The price will go up after April 2, 2018 (cost: $35.00). Order online at www.leonards.com/yearbooks   Access code: C411997 If you would like

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Istation Home

Parents, Polk County Schools is providing a new resource for students to extend learning beyond the traditional school day. Istation’s innovative reading, math, and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. With Istation Home, students pick

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Telephone Notification System

Telephone Notification System: In order to receive important messages from your child’s school, you must “opt in.” Please follow these directions to be able to receive important phone messages.

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“Full STEM Ahead” Duke Energy Grant

Bethune Academy is proud to have been a recipient of Duke Energy’s 2016/2017 Full STEM Ahead Education Grant! With this funding, Bethune Academy was able to purchase Lego’s Mindstorms Education EV3 Systems. With the addition of these STEM resources, our

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Important Campus Guidelines

School Hours: 8:00AM – 3:00PM Walkers must go directly to the crossing guard for safe crossing. Car Riders must be dropped off between 7:30 – 7:55 AM. Car riders must be picked up by 3:20PM from the car rider line. Car

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