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New Online Tutoring Partnership With Varsity Tutors

Combined logo for PCPS and Varsity Tutors

We’re thrilled to announce Polk County Public Schools has partnered with Varsity Tutors to provide your student access to free personalized tutoring and learning support.

This new program helps ensure every student has the tools they need to succeed, including:

  • 1-on-1 Tutoring: Face-to-face online tutoring scheduled by their teachers for individualized instruction that’s connected to the classroom.
  • 24/7 Homework Help: Students can seek unlimited help from expert tutors through our 24/7 live chat across core K-12 subjects in English and Spanish or upload a draft of a writing assignment to receive detailed feedback within 48 hours.
  • Self-Study Tools and Courses: Whether your student needs help getting ahead or catching up, our comprehensive learning platform delivers right-sized support with live courses, practice problems, and adaptive assessments.
  • Unlimited Enrichment Classes: Education meets entertainment with hundreds of live and on-demand interactive classes, including celebrity-led StarCourses to teach them skills like coding, animating, financial literacy, and so much more.

This program is currently available for students attending: Alta Vista Elementary, Citrus Ridge: A Civics Academy, Floral Avenue Elementary, Fort Meade Middle-Senior High, and Winston Academy of Engineering.

Help your student get started by having them log in to Varsity Tutors via their ClassLink account.

Visit to learn more about the Varsity Tutors program.

Winston Academy is a 5-Star School


The Five Star School Award was created by the Commisioner’s Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to those schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement.  In order to earn Five Star School recognition, a school must show documentation that it has achieved 100 percent of the established criteria in the following categories:

  • Business partnerships
  • Family Involvement
  • Volunteerism
  • Student Community Service
  • School Advisory Councils