Registration

McLaughlin Middle & Fine Arts Academy is an arts-integrated middle school for students in the Lake Wales area. The school will hold auditions for accelerated course work in the areas of visual arts, theatre arts, dance and music for 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students.

If you are registering you’re student/s for the first time with Polk County Public School, from outside the state of Florida, you will need the following:

  • Birth Record
  • Florida Immunization Record
  • Physical within the last 12 months
  • 2 Proofs of Address (see below)
  • Most recent Grades/Test Scores

If you are registering you’re student/s from another Florida School District, you will need the following:

  • Birth Record
  • Florida Immunization Record
  • Florida Physical
  • 2 Proofs of Address (see below)
  • Most recent Grades/Test Scores

If you were in a Polk County School in the past, you will need the following:

  • 2 Proofs of address (see below)
  • Proof of Grade Level

Acceptable Proofs Of Address

  • Apartment or home lease agreement, mortgage document, property tax record. A rent receipt is acceptable if the name and phone number of the landlord, as well as your name and the address, are on the receipt.
  • Current utility bill (electric, gas, phone, cable, water).
  • Voter registration document.
  • Proof of government benefits (disability, Medicare, food stamps, DCF correspondence).
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License, State of Florida ID Card.
  • Automobile registration or current automobile insurance.

If you live with a family member, friend, finance, etc., and the proofs are in their name, you will need to complete an affidavit of residence form. This form must be notarized.

THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE POLK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD POLICY. WE ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MAKE ANY EXCEPTIONS.

Hours of Operation

Office Hours:
8:30am - 4:30pm
School Hours:
9:00am - 4:05pm
New Student Enrollment:
8:00am - 10:00am

Administration

Principal:
Sharon Chipman
Acting Principal:
Debra Wright Hudson
Assistant Principal:
Jennifer Medeiros
Assistant Principal:
Billy Washington