Hartridge Academy


Phone number: (863) 956-4434  Debra Richards, Executive Director & Principal

Parental Involvement Representative: Debra Richards, M.Ed has also been appointed by the board to be the parent representative to facilitate parental involvement, provide access to information, assist parents and others with questions and concerns, and resolve disputes. She can be reached at 863-956-4434, by mail at 1400 US 92 West, Winter Haven, FL 33881, and by email at [email protected]. Please type in capital letters the word PARENT in the email subject box so that we can make our response to you a priority.

Pursuant to Florida Statute 119.12(2) the contact information for Hartridge Academy's custodian of public records is also Debra Richards at [email protected],  phone 863-956-4434.  The primary address of  Hartridge Academy where records are routinely created, sent, received, maintained, and requested is: 

Mail and Physical Address:
1400 Us Highway 92 West
Winter Haven, FL 33881

APPLICATIONS for SCHOOL YEAR 2022 2023 are online and accepted all year. Applications are accepted via USPO MAIL ONLY.   Applications for 2023 2024 will be available October 2022. A random drawing for available spaces will be held from those postmarked by the due date on the application.  Remaining applications and those applying after the due date will remain in our waiting pool until the school year ends in the event that we have new openings.  A new application is required annually until a student is enrolled.  

Hartridge Academy governing board meetings: 

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August 23, 2013 November 29, 2013 February 21, 2014 May 28, 2014

2014 August 15; 2014 November 7;   2015 February 20; 2015 May 29; 2015 August 14; 2015 November 06; 2016 February 19; 2016 May 27  

2016/2017 School Year   Special Meeting August 8, 2016  1:30 pm announcement   August 8, 2016  August 26, 2016     November 4, 2016    February 3, 2017        May 5,  2017    May 5 Audit Committee   AUG 4 2017.pdf

Meetings are scheduled to be held at the school at 7:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted at the front doorstep or above. 

To be added to the meeting agenda, please contact the school via the Parent Involvement Contact at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Anyone not on the agenda will be given three minutes to speak. 

Board Members - 863-956-4434

Sherry Kelley (Pres.), Juan A Lopez, and Lisa Street (Sec).