Parents Area


All of our services are FREE of charge for children and families in Polk County. We are able to provide these services at no cost to you because of the funding that we receive from United Way, Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP), and generous donors.

If you are interested in Achievement Academy’s Birth to Three program that serves children up to three years of age who may be at risk for developmental delays, please click here or contact our Lakeland office at (863) 683-6504 for more information.

Our ESE Prekindergarten Charter School offers educational services to children with special needs ages two through five years old. To enroll in Achievement Academy’s Charter School, the parent/guardian must complete and mail an application to the Lakeland office.

Parent Representatives

To facilitate parent involvement, provide access to information, assist parents and others with questions and concerns, and resolve disputes, the Achievement Academy Board of Directors has appointed Mary Holjes, Resource Parent, and Jill Bartley, ESE Facilitator, as our parent representatives and liaisons with the Board.  For additional information or questions please contact or You may also call the Lakeland school at (863) 683-6504.

A special note to parents of graduates

If you have any equipment that is in good working condition that you no longer need, please consider donating to the Achievement Academy. For more information, please contact Trista Brown at