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PCPS Schools and Offices Closed Until March 30 in Response to Coronavirus

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Please be advised that Polk County Public Schools will be closing all schools and office sites for two weeks as a precautionary measure in response to the coronavirus.
All schools and office sites will be closed beginning March 16 through our spring break, which is March 23-27.Schools will reopen on Monday, March 30. For up to date information please check 
This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution for the safety and care of our schools and community.
During the unexpected closure, students will continue to receive their school lunches Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at specific school sites including Southwest Middle School. For a list of other distribution sites, please visit