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Polk County Schools Info

The mission of Polk County Schools, in partnership with parents and community, is to prepare and inspire each student to be a literate, responsible, productive member of a diverse society who believes learning is a lifelong process.


* Polk County Schools work best in partnership with students, parents, teachers, administrators and community where everyone assumes responsibility and accountability for their roles.

* Schools must be physically safe and orderly places that foster mutual respect among students, staff, and parents.
Schools should be caring environments where students are actively engaged in learning and are encouraged to take learning risks.

* High expectations of all partners are essential for successful performance and academic excellence.

* Students should be taught the way they learn best.

* Schools should help students to develop the skills and attitudes which enable them to be prepared for success in life.

* A sufficient financial base is necessary to provide the programs and services.

Polk County Schools is located in the foothills of the blue ridge mountains. This area is known as the "Thermal Belt" due to the mild weather caused by an
unusual weather phenomenon that creates a mild climate. The school system has six award winning schools with 2,500 students. Last school year all schools met or exceeds growth expectations. We were one of eighteen schools to achieve this designation in the state of North Carolina. The county wide school system has three municipalities Tryon, Columbus and Saluda. All are small quaint cities where everyone knows their neighbor.

Polk County Schools is a publicly funded organization
Enrollment: 2500
No. of Schools: 6

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