Kathleen Elementary School

Welcome to Kathleen Elementary School!


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Compre un anuario para su hijo.

Enroll now for 2016-2017
Student Registration Hours 8:00 AM-2:00PM
Click here to review what you need to register
*NEW:  Bring your social security card to enroll*

Testing Policies

Testing season is upon us.  Please take a few moments to become familiar with the testing policies for Polk County.  These policies can be found by clicking here.

Visit our parent link to learn more about our Title I program, Parent Involvement Plan, School Improvement Plan, and School Public Accountability Report.

Orientation Book for NEW students and families!

Calendar and dress code for 2016-2017

FREE Title I VPK for students zoned for KES  that are age 4 by Sept. 1



Drop off and breakfast 7:30
*At KES every 3rd, 4th & 5th grade student will have a laptop computer in their classroom to use.
K-2 classrooms have one for every three children.
Click here to report your child’s absence.

Watch our video about community and parent involvement this year!
Thank you to our parents and community members KES is the recipient of the Florida Department of Education Family and Community Involvement award!
Summer AMP Academy video


Ms. Tatom’s Principal’s Page  Florida Standards Assessment, KES Awards and Honors, & CNN Cougar News Network Morning Show.

Free program available in English, Spanish & Haitian Creole for Polk students & families to help with homework, test preparation, and more…


Kathleen Elementary School is an Educational Research Center for Excellence.  This year we have a special partnership with Southeastern University and you will see more teacher interns in our classroom than ever before.  We also have interns on our campus from Florida Southern College, we are preparing the next generation of teachers and leaders!


Congratulations to…

Kim Yurdin Teacher of the Year     &   Tara Browning Employee of the Year       

School Supply List

KES Informational Brochure  

Transportation Link for Parents 

Reading Achievement is our number one goal! 

School Public Accountability Report (SPAR)

The SPAR (School Public Accountability Report) has been released.  It is available here on our web site, and in the front office in the PIN.  (Parent Involvement Notebook.)   The SPAR can be found on FLDOE’s website. Here is a direct link toKathleen Elementary School’s SPAR Report

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