Learning for a Lifetime

Welcome to Polk County, Tennessee,

home of the beautiful Ocoee, Conasauga, and Hiwassee Rivers and the Cherokee National Forest!

We are located in the southeastern corner of Tennessee in the heart of the Tennessee Overhill area.

Thank you for visiting the official website of the Polk County Department of Education. 

We are very proud of our students, our schools, and our communities. Our district consists of 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school,  2 high schools, and a virtual learning academy for grades K-10.


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© Copyright Polk County Schools

District Office : 423-299-0471

Fax: 423-338-2691

131 Stephens St.

PO Box 665

Benton, Tennessee 37307