Vision Statement

At Socrum Elementary, we offer a variety of student-centered services to meet the academic, social-emotional and career-based needs of our students and families.

Mission Statement

In partnership with our parents and the community, Socrum Elementary will prepare students for middle school by providing a safe and engaging environment focused on standard-based instruction, using high-yield strategies, learning, and fostering positive relationships.



Virtual Learning News

School Hours

Breakfast served 7:30-7:55 a.m. School Hours: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
First Bell:8:00 am
Tardy Bell: 8:00 am
Dismissal Bell: 3:00 pm


Welcome to Socrum Elementary

Socrum Elementary School is located in the Northwest corner of Polk County in central Florida approximately halfway between Tampa and Orlando. It is a rural school with deep historical roots. Our staff and students work together to create a comfortable, warm environment where learning and achievement flourish.


Socrum Elementary Distance Learning Information


Schools are closed
through the end of
the year.

Learn more about distance
learning at



Techology Support & Teacher Contact


Polk County Public Schools has established a help line to assist students and families with technical issues related to distance learning.  The help line is available at 863-614-1600 on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Click to see your teacher’s office hours and contact information

Socrum Distance Learning-Teacher-platforminfo-Parents




 Schools will be closed until Friday, May 1


Lunch sites changed on Monday, April 13.

Socrum students can pick up lunches at Churchwell Elementary

Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays 

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Kidspack locations will be available at

Rochelle School of The Arts and Churchwell Elementary

Please note that PCPS no longer requires that children be present to receive meals. Although we prefer that children are present (to help ensure the meals are going to the right place), it is not required.


 Polk County Coronavirus FAQs
(click here)

Parent and Guardian Technology Survey
To help us provide learning resources in the event of school closures
(click here for survey)


For more information, visit Polk County Schools
(click here)


Click here to view Socrum’s Student Supply List