Our Mission

As Explorers at Sleepy Hill Elementary, we will implement district curriculum to prepare all students to be full participants in the global community of the future. We will show respect, display healthy attitudes, explore responsibly, and show safety always.

Mission of PCSB

The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to ensure rigorous, relevant learning experiences that result in high achievement for our students.



Sleepy Hill Bell Schedule 2021 – 2022

First Bell – 7:40    Tardy Bell – 7:45

Dismissal – 2:45

Early Release: PreK 11:45 K-5 12:15



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2021 – 2022 Beginning of Year Information

Our school Orientation for the new school year will be Friday, August 6.  We will have two opportunities for you to meet your new teacher, get car rider tags, bus information, buy uniform t-shirts, sign up for the parent portal, learn about volunteer opportunities and more.  Orientation times are either 9:00 – 11:00 or 1:00 – 3:00.

The first day of school will be Tuesday, August 10.

The bell schedule for this year will be: First bell – 7:40
Tardy bell – 7:45
Dismissal bell – 2:45
Early Release Dismissal – 12:15

Enrollment Information for 2021 – 2022

Kindergarten Enrollment is now open.  Students must be 5 years old by September 1 to start Kindergarten.  Registration forms can be picked up in the school office between 8:30 – 1:00 each day.  Parents need to bring: birth certificate, shot records, current physical and two proofs of residence along with the completed registration forms.

For students currently enrolled at Sleepy Hill that are in our zone, they will be automatically enrolled for next school year, unless they are here on an affidavit.  Students on an affidavit currently, must provide the school with two proofs of residence to be enrolled in the 2021 – 2022 school year.

Parents may call the school for more information between Monday -Friday 8:30 – 3:30. The school number is 863.815.6768.


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Meet Our Administrators!

Welcome to Sleepy Hill Elementary School, home of the Explorers!!

Vision Statement

At Sleepy Hill Elementary, it is our vision that a rigorous, relevant curriculum, enhanced by technology that will assure our students achieve skills necessary to succeed academically and become life-long learners. Consistent integration of technology throughout the academic day will promote our students to become self guided explorers of the vast amounts of information available at their fingertips.  We will unite parents, faculty and community members to establish an atmosphere of mutual acceptance, ongoing interest in high levels of academic achievement, and a sense of community for all.   The realization of this vision will allow our learning community to interface with technology for a more fulfilling exploration of their global world.