Polk County Schools Ranked as the Highest
Performing School District in NC for 2017-2018

The State Board of Education recently released test results for all school districts in NC.  The results ranked Polk County as the highest performing school district in NC.  For more information on Polk County's student performance, click on the link below.

2017-2018 Test Results


Peak - After School Program

Polk County Schools is excited to be offering an after school program at each of our elementary schools and at Polk County Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year.  If you are interested in having your child participate in an after school program, please complete the form for your child's school using the links to the right.

For more information about the after school program, please contact Linley Foster at 894-1002 or your child's school.  

Within 5 days of submitting the form, parents will be notified if their child has been accepted into after school program.

Choose the link below for the after school

program your child will be attending.

Polk Central Elementary

Saluda Elementary

Sunny View Elementary

Tryon Elementary

Polk County Middle School

Polk County Schools is a public school system in Western North Carolina serving approximately 2,500 students in grades prekindergarten through 13.  Our seven schools include one early college, one high school, one middle school and four elementary schools, all located in a small, mostly rural county in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  Polk County students are recognized locally and at the state and national level for their high academic performance on both State and National Assessments.

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State Test Results

In September of each year, North Carolina releases the official test results for all schools. The results will help our community understand how Polk County schools are performing in relation to other schools in the state.

More information at:

Polk County Schools maintains the Polk Students site to highlight academic accomplishment of our students.

The site contains photos, videos, and stories about classroom activities happening in our schools.

You can also join the Polk Students facebook page to receive notifications when the stories are updated.

For more information visit: www.polkstudents.com

Polk County Schools maintains the Polk Sports site to highlight athletic accomplishment of our students. The site is updated regularly with schedules, scores, and articles about the competitions. For more information visit: www.polksports.com