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Welcome to the Oscar J. Pope Elementary Web site!  At Oscar J. Pope Elementary, we are building a culture of excellence.  We are champions!  We are OSCAR!  On task  Safe  Caring  Accepting Responsibility  Respectful


Latest News

Third Grade Florida Standards Assessment (FSA)

Third graders will participate in the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) for English Language Arts and Mathematics at the end of March.  A parent/guardian informational letter will be sent home in the Wednesday folder prior to testing.  ELA testing will take place on March 28-29, and Math testing will take place...Read More »

Spring Break

Polk County Schools and district offices will be closed Monday, March 20-24, 2017, in observance of the spring break holiday.  Students and staff will return to school on Monday, March 27, 2017.

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School Advisory Council Meeting

The next regularly scheduled meeting for the OJP School Advisory Council (SAC) is Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 7:30 A.M. in the Jay W. Erwin Media Center.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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February OSCARbration

The theme for February’s OSCARbration is “Specials Choice”.  Students will be allowed to choose the activity of their choice from our champion specials teachers!  Mr. Wren will offer a musical activity, Mrs. Waters will have an outdoor chalk and paint activity, and Coach Stephens and Coach Stanley will offer outdoor...Read More »

Yearbooks On Sale

The 2016-2017 Oscar J. Pope Elementary School yearbook is currently on sale.  The sixty page, full color yearbook will include highlights from the year such as Wacky Wear Day, OSCARbrations, the Lakeland Christmas Parade, and individual class pictures.  Yearbooks cost $15 and are on sale until March 31, 2017.  Additional...Read More »

School Hours

School Hours: 8:00 - 3:00
Office Hours: 7:30 - 4:00

Upcoming Events

all-day Grades Due
Grades Due
Mar 30 all-day
Additional Information: School Calendarsr
7:30 am About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Description of Event: Awards honoring students that have made changes in their grades, behaviors and attitude.r r Contacts for Event: Erin Martinez

Contact Us

2730 Maine Avenue, Lakeland, FL  33801

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1596, Eaton Park, FL  33840

Contact Numbers:
Phone: (863) 499-2992
Fax: (863) 499-2996


Principal: Qvonda Birdsong
Assistant Principal: Charlie Huntley
Principal's Secretary: Charlene Tributino
Terminal Operator: Gladys Delabastide

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