Polk Halfway House School is located in Bartow, FL and is one of 159 schools in Polk School District. It is a alt. school that serves 23 students in grades 5-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Polk Halfway House School did not make AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Florida in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Polk Halfway House School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Polk Halfway House School
kenneth: "I think it's a great school. The teachers do their best to provide a positive learning experience for each and every student
by a Former Student
on Mar 29, 2012
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Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Polk Halfway House School had 87% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Florida had 56% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.