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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


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Employee Service Pins

At the end of the year awards ceremony held on Friday, June 2, employees were recognized for their years of service to Polk County Public Schools.  The following service pins were awarded.

10 Years

Carol Donohue – all ten years at OJP

Ivonne Martinez – all ten years at OJP

Rosemarie Groves – all...Read More »

Summer Operating Hours

Polk County Public Schools and district offices will begin operating on a four day, ten hour summer work schedule on Monday, June 12.  Oscar J. Pope Elementary will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.  During the week of July 3, we will be open from...Read More »

Call to Action!

Please call Governor Rick Scott and ask him to protect Title One schools like Oscar J. Pope Elementary School!  (850) 488-7146

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OJP Yearbook

Yearbooks have been distributed!  We have less than ten yearbooks left if you would like to purchase one.  Yearbooks are $15.  Don’t wait – once we sell out, we cannot order more!

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Headstart is Accepting Applications

Headstart is currently taking applications for the 2017 – 18 school year.  Please contact Mrs. Zinnerman at (863) 499-2992 to set up an appointment to meet and discuss our Headstart program.

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School Hours

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

Upcoming Events

all-day Student Orientation Day, Paraedu...
Student Orientation Day, Paraedu...
Aug 8 all-day
Description of Event: Student Orientation Day, Paraeducators First Work Dayr Additional Information: School Calendarsr Contacts for Event: Contact your school for times.
all-day Holiday
Sep 4 all-day
Description of Event: Student, Teacher, Paraeducatorr Additional Information: School Calendarsr
all-day FTE Week
FTE Week
Sep 9 all-day
Additional Information: School Calendarsr

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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