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:
According to Rule 6A ? 1.0955 effective 11/22/22, schools must list processes on their website outlining procedures for families to request education records of their former students including naming any third party education service that the student is required to use, information that may be collected, how it will be used, when it will be destroyed and the terms of re-disclosure.
Procedures to request education records of former students:
1. Contact Hartridge's custodian of student records at [email protected] with: A.Former Student in the subject line B. Student's name as on birth certificate at time of attending Hartridge C. Student's date of birth.
2. Await Hartridge's confirmation that child was indeed a former student and whether records are here or were required to be forwarded elsewhere. A. If the student enrolled in a Polk County School District school after leaving Hatridge, you may contact them at 863-534 to request the records from them. B. If records are here, you will be asked to provide a preferred method of receiving the records.
Hartridge does not use a third party for record storage.
Mail and Physical Address:
1400 Us Highway 92 West
Winter Haven, FL 33881
APPLICATIONS for SCHOOL YEAR 2023 2024 are online and accepted all year. Applications are accepted via USPO MAIL ONLY. Applications for 2024 2025 will be available October 2023. 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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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).