Kathleen Elementary School

Welcome to Kathleen Elementary School!

Important Notice!

If your child has been tested for coronavirus, please do not send your child to school until you receive a negative test result. Please notify the school about the situation so that arrangements can be made for your child to participate in online learning. 

If a member of your household has tested positive, please do not send your child to school and call the Florida Department of Health at 863-519-7911 for further direction.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Click here for info on COVID Screening Guide for Parents

Daily Home Screening Visual Guide

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR:  Masks are required when entering our school. All students, in K-5 will be required to wear a mask and we will practice social distancing, where feasible.  If possible, we are asking you to please send your child with a labeled bottle water daily.

Parents should remember to bring a driver’s license when visiting or checking a student(s). This is a district requirement. The Raptor Security System, located in the main office, is used for all visitors/guest on campus. Please do not check out students after 2:15 p.m. unless it is an extreme emergency.

Latest News

KES Virtual Title 1 Night and Open House

Date: September 24, 2020


Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

ZOOM ID’S & Passwords will be shared via ClassDojo & email


KES Book Fair Online

Please support our Scholastic Online Book Fair. This year, in order to stay well, we are not having an on-campus Book Fair, however,  Kathleen Elementary has teamed up with Scholastic to provide students and their families with an opportunity to purchase books and have them delivered directly to their homes.

Beginning Sept. 14th and running thru Sept. 27th, students will be able to click on the link here and access the online catalog. Please, enjoy shopping as we support our school and your students. The sale ends Sept. 27th, 2020.

Attention E-Learner Families!

For our E-Learner families:  Do you need a device for the current 20-21 school year?  Please click the link here to let us know if you need a school device, or contact our front office for assistance.  Click here for e-Learner device check-out request

Summer Laptop Returns

Parents – If you checked out a laptop for your student to use for Summer Learning and have not yet returned it, please return the laptop to our school at this time.  We need to prepare the laptops for our 20-21 school year.  Thanks so much for your attention to this matter!

PCPS to Provide Free Meals for On-Campus and eSchool Students

Click here for more information on PCPS Providing Free Meals

Apply Now for HEAD START 20-21 School Year

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Order Your KES 2019-20 Yearbook Online from TreeRing

Capture your student’s memories in this year’s KES 2019-20 school yearbook.  Click the TreeRing Yearbook link here to get our school code and more information about how to order online and have it delivered to your home.


Florida Standards Assessment

InSync! Free resource Available!

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


School Public Accountability Report (SPAR)

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