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



Kindergarten Round Up!

You are invited to Kindergarten Round-Up day, Wednesday, April 27, at 9:00 a.m.  Our staff will be giving new Kindergarten students and their parents a tour of the campus.  You will be able to visit classrooms, receive resources, and have time to ask questions about our Kindergarten program.  If your child has not been enrolled yet, this would be a perfect time to complete the registration for fall classes.
Questions or concerns, please call the school at 863.815.6768 for more information.

Kindergarten Registration Now Open

Do you or someone you know have a child that is five years old or will be five by September 1? Please come register your child for Kindergarten at Sleepy Hill Elementary any school day between 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Required documents needed to enroll in Kindergarten include:
*Birth Certificate
*Immunization record on Florida form 680
*Recent physical (dated after August 10, 2021)
*Social Security Number (Voluntary)

Plus, proof of residence (MUST have 2) Acceptable documents must show your name and address, and be dated within 30 days.  Envelopes are not accepted.
*Current rent receipt or lease agreement, mortgage or property tax record
*Current utility bill (electric, cable, home phone bill)
*Current Florida driver’s license, auto registration, or auto insurance
*Current voter I.D., State of Florida I.D. Card
*Proof of current government benefits, such as Medicare, disability, food stamps, DCF.


Controlled Open Enrollment Now Open

Polk County Public Schools will offer controlled open enrollment (COE) for the 2022-23 school year, beginning Monday, April 4.

The COE process gives students throughout Florida an opportunity to attend a school other than their zoned school. Families can apply for placement in any school that still has seats available.

PCPS will begin accepting COE applications at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 4, 2022.

Applications must be submitted online through Parent Portal. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, April 29.

Parents of students approved for transfers through COE will be notified by email once the enrollment period ends.

For more information, visit polkschoolsfl.com/transfer or call PCPS’ Pupil Accounting department at 863-519-7600 (option 1).

Enrollment Information for 2021 – 2022

In Zone Enrollment is 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.