Welcome to Polk County, Tennessee- home of the beautiful Ocoee, Conasauga, and Hiwassee Rivers and the Cherokee National Forest! Polk County is located in the southeastern corner of Tennessee.
We are very proud of our students, our schools, and our communities. Our district consists of 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools. We serve a population of 2,800 students.
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Polk County Schools Mission Statement
The mission of the Polk County Department of Education is to help each child acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to become a productive citizen.
Curriculum and Pacing Guides
The Tennessee Department of Education has posted new curriculum and pacing guides here.
Standards Based Tools
Click here for Jefferson County Schools Standards-Based Tools. You will find checklists for TN Checks for Understanding and Student Mastery Skills for Grades K-8 Math, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies.
Common Core Standards Training
Documents from the Common Core State Standards Awareness training have been posted here.