Opening School Information

The faculty and staff of Polk County High School is excited to welcome students back to campus!  It is certainly not the way we anticipated beginning the school year, but we are all excited to see our students and to do our best to serve our community.  Below you will find critical information in planning for the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year:

Polk County High School

Contact Information

  • PCHS Main Office:  828-894-2525
  • PCHS Fax:  828-894-2093
  • PCHS Athletics Office:  828-894-8002
  • PCHS Athletics Fax:  828-894-0537


Important Dates

    • Friday, August 14th
      • Student schedules will be made available online through PowerSchool.  If you cannot access PowerSchool, please contact PCHS for assistance.
  • Thursday, August 20th
      • Chromebook Distributions:  2pm to 6pm 
      • Freshman Orientation: 5pm to 7pm 
  • Monday, August 24th
      • First day of school!
  • Friday, September 4th
    • Last day to change student schedules


Important Information

  • General learning options descriptions.  The return survey is currently closed, however you may still contact PCHS about your decision for your student.  For specific questions and information about scheduling, please call and ask to speak to a counselor in our guidance office for assistance.


  • Students intending to ride a school bus are asked to be out at their stop roughly 15 minutes prior to their pickup time from the year before.  Students who have not ridden a bus should contact their school for immediate assistance.  

Polk County High School Graduation, Saturday, June 6 at 9:00 am at G.M. Tennant Stadium


We regret that the event will be closed to the general public and attendance will be limited due to current restrictions. To watch the live steam, click the link below.


2020 Polk County High School Graduation