Guidance Department


Elaine Chilson

Counselor, Students A-K

 Email Ms. Chilson

 Student Appointment Request


Victoria Hunt

Counselor, Students L-Z

 Email Ms. Hunt

 Student Appointment Request

Janet Hughes

Guidance Secretary

 Email Mrs. Hughes

Lawton Chiles - IB Enrollment Procedures


Open Enrollment Begins @8:00 AM on Thursday,  November 1, 2018

Open Enrollment Ends @5:00 PM  on Friday, January 11, 2019

Click here for application information with Polk County Schools

Florida Virtual School Classes

The Florida Virtual School is a statewide online school that provides online courses to all students in affiliated school districts throughout Florida. Florida Virtual School offers interactive courses based on the Florida State Standards.

 Directions to Register with FLVS

  FLVS Parent Permission Form


High School Credit Classes

We offer math, science, and foreign language classes on our campus for high school credit.  High school classes are graded numerically each nine weeks and the two nine weeks grades are averaged together as a semester grade.

Latin 1 & 2 Honors

Spanish 1 & 2 Honors

Physical Science Honors

Algebra 1 & Geometry


High School Options for our 8th Graders


Florida law requires all 7th grade students to show proof of the listed immunizations before they may attend 7th grade classes. Proof of listed immunizations must be provided to the school on Form 680 which is provided by a physician or the health department.

MMR (two shots)

Tdap (one shot)

Hepatitis B (three shots)

Varicella (one shot) or signed proof of disease