Doing What's Right For Students
Dave Scherping

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Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau takes on the task of counting every person in our community, and the percentage of individuals counted has a lasting effect on each community for years to come.  As of May 2nd, only 45.7% of Polk County homes have completed their census. This ranks Polk County in the...
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We have been notified that some households are receiving letters about Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) from the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) that are addressed to someone who may be listed as a child’s emergency contact as opposed to the child’s parent/guardian.   Data integrity is very important to both the...
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At their May 11th meeting, the Polk County Board of Education updated the 2019-2020 school calendars. The changes approved this month reflect the decision of Governor Cooper to designate the remainder of the school year as Remote Learning Days for students. Updated calendars can be found at: https://polkschools.org/calendars/
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Facts about Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) North Carolina has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to begin a new program that will help families who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program will help families purchase food for their children. For...
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This is a message for families with students at Polk County High School, Polk County Early College, Polk County Middle School and Saluda Elementary School. You may have seen information that additional EBT benefits are going to be provided during the COVID19 shutdown. We wanted to let you know that if you already receive EBT...
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Polk County just received information about additional Internet Access provided by AT&T. For families of students: AT&T is offering a device for as low as $44.99 that could be used by students with 2 months free of unlimited data. For employees: AT&T is offering a hotspot devices for .99 cents with a monthly reoccurring of...
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To subscribe to the Polk County COVID-19 Event Announcements: Text: COVID19PC to 888777 You can also contact the Polk County Message Line at 828-722-5086
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Hello, Polk Families and Community!  This is an automated message from Superintendent Aaron Greene updating you on COVID19 and our school status.  First, I would ask for your patience and understanding as we deal with this unprecedented situation.  I also want to reassure folks that we will all be working together to serve students in...
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Polk County Schools is beginning food Distribution on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Locations for Pickup Polk Central Elementary SchoolSaluda Elementary SchoolSunny View Elementary SchoolTryon Elementary School Time for Pickup 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Eligibility Any child up to age 18 is eligible for food. This will be an outside, drive-through distribution.
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CHARTER TO OFFER FREE ACCESS TO SPECTRUM BROADBAND & WI-FI FOR 60-DAYS FOR NEW K-12 AND COLLEGE STUDENT HOUSEHOLDS AND MORE Stamford, CT. – March 13, 2020 – In the coming weeks, many Americans will be affected either directly or indirectly by COVID-19 and Charter is focused on serving and supporting our 29 million customers. Americans rely...
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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has ordered the closing of all schools in North Carolina through March 30. Cooper made the announcement Saturday afternoon. The closing is in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, which at present has affected more than 155,000 people worldwide, with more than 5,800 deaths, according to data compiled by Johns...
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Polk County Schools was recently ranked as the 2nd highest performing school system for 2018-2019 based upon our student’s academic performance. The State Board of Education released test results for all school districts in NC.  The results ranked Polk County as the 2nd highest performing school district in NC.  For more information on Polk County’s...
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Polk County High School recorded the Senior Awards Night and 2019 Graduation ceremonies. Click the links below to view the events. Polk County High School Senior Awards 2019 Polk County High School Graduation 2019
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