Mission

The mission of Laurel Elementary is to provide our students with rigorous and relevant educational experiences that will ensure that all students demonstrate academic proficiency as defined by the Florida Department of Education.

Vision

The Laurel Elementary School vision is to create a school in which a progressive leadership team and involved parents support high-performing teachers who utilize a variety of high-yield strategies, teach a rigorous and relevant curriculum, build relationships with students and families, and establish and maintain a safe and orderly environment to maximize student achievement, while nurturing students to become responsible citizens who contribute to the success of their community.

Latest News

Teacher of the Year & School-Related Employee of the Year 2015-16!

The Teacher of the Year and the School Related Employee of the Year celebrations are on February 9th at the Lakeland Civic Center.                                   

Good luck to Mrs. Denise Baptiste our 2015-16 Teacher of the year and to Mrs. Jacqueline Baez, our School-Related Employee of the Year

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Denise Baptiste

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Jacqueline Ramirez-Baez


Student Early Dismissal Days

The following dates have been chosen as student Early Dismissal days for school year 2015-2016. All students will be dismissed 2.5 hours (150 minutes) early.

  • September 16, 2015
  • October 14, 2015
  • November 18, 2015
  • January 13, 2016
  • February 24, 2016
  • April 6, 2016
  • May 18, 2016

Bell Schedule

In order to create uniformity throughout Polk County Public Schools, school bell schedules for all of Polk County Elementary Schools will have a start time of 8:00 a.m., and an end time of 3:00 p.m.