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.

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

Socrum Elementary Supply List 2021-22

Kindergarten Supply List


•       2 -24 count box of crayons

•       4 Glue sticks

•       1 Scissors (rounded edge)

•       2 Plain colored folders (with prongs)

•       1- 1  1/2 inch plain white  binder

•       2 reams of plain white copy paper


•       3 Composition notebooks 1 of each (black, green, blue)

•       1 Pack of whie paper


•       6  Dry erase makers

•       2 pink erasers

•       Disinfecting wipes, Kleenex, Hand Soap, Gallon size ziploc  bags

•       Headphones





First Grade Supply List


•        4  composition notebooks wide ruled (Green, Red, Blue,  Yellow, Purple)

•        3/2 pocket/prong folders (Blue, Red, Yellow ,Green,  Purple)

•        Pencil Box/pouch

•        4  glue sticks

•        1 pair of Fiskars scissors

•        2-24 pack of crayons

•        2-24 pack of pencils

•        1 pack expo markers

•        1 box of quart/sandwich size Ziploc bags

1 box of gallon Ziploc bags

•        Headphones required

•        Lysol wipes, Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, soap

No Spiral  Notebooks





Second Grade Supply List


•       2 packs of lined loose leaf notebook paper wide ruled

•       4-12 pack Ticonderoga Pencils

•       10 Glue Sticks

•       1 pack pick pearl large erasers

•       8 composition notebooks ((2 of each, Red, Blue, Green, Purple)

•       6 plastic  pocket  folders with brads

•       1 – One inch 3-Ring Binder (plain clear view))

•       Dry Erase Markers

•       2 -24 pack Crayola Crayons

•       1 pair of Fiskars Scissars

•       Headpphones

•       2 boxes of Tissues, Lysol wipes,Hand Sanitizer

•       Boys-1 box of quart size Ziploc bags

•       Girls-1 box of Gallon bags


 Third Grade Supply List

•       3 packs of wide ruled lined loose leaf notebook paper

•       3 Composition/spiral notebooks

•       4 dozen #2 pencils (Ticonderoga if possible)

•       1 pack of cap erasers

•       2 packages of Elmer glue sticks

•       One highlighter

•       1 box crayons

•       1 crayon box

•       4  plain prong folders (blue, yellow, red, green)

•       One bottle of hand sanitizer

•       1 – 3-pack of  tissues (girls only)

•       1 pack Clorox wipes (boys only)

•       Earbuds required

•       1 pack of Dry erase markers (expo if possible)

•       Lysol wipes, Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, Anti-bacterial hand soap and refills. Ziploc sandwich, quart and gallon bags


Fourth Grade Supply List

•       Two dozen #2 pencils (No Mechanical pencils)

•       Pencil Sharpener

•       2 Glue Sticks

•       5 2 pocket folders

•       1 pencil pouch/box

•       2 big pink erasers

•       8 colored markers

•       4 composition notebooks

•       2 packages of Wide Ruled Notebook paper

•       Earbuds Required

•       Lysol Wipes, Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, Anti-bacterial hand soap and refills. Ziploc sandwich, quart and gallon bags


Fifth Grade Supply List

•       Two dozen #2 pencils (No Mechanical pencils)

•       4-Glue Sticks

•       1 pack dry erase markers

•       5 2 pocket folders

•       2 pocket folders with prongs (1 red & 1 blue)

•       1 pencil pouch/box

•       2 big pink erasers

•       4 highlighters

•       8 colored markers

•       5 composition notebooks (1 of each color red, blue ,green, yellow & black)

•       Earbuds Required

•       Lysol Wipes, Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer, Anti-bacterial hand soap and refills. Ziploc sandwich, quart and gallon bags









The first day of the 2021-22 school year for students is Tuesday, August 10th. Orientation will be held on Friday, August 6th. The times for Orientation are 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and there is an evening option from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please stay tuned on the Socrum Elementary Website, Class Dojo, and our Facebook page for updates.


Enroll your Kindergarten students here:


Important Notice!

If your child has been tested for coronavirus, please do not send your child to school until you receive a negative test result. Please notify the school about the situation so that arrangements can be made for your child to participate in online learning.

 If a member of your household has tested positive, please do not send your child to school and call the Florida Department of Health at 863-519-7911 for further direction.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Student Registration

Registration for the 2021-22 school year will take place by appointment only at this time.
If you need to set up an appointment for enrolling a new student for this school year please
contact the school registrar Mrs. Ivy phone number (863) 853-6050 or by email

Registration process

  1. Students who moved from one PCPS school zone to another PCPS school zone
    • Parent/guardian will complete the registration packet and provide two proofs of residency in your name for your address zoned for Socrum Elementary.


  1. Students transferring from outside of PCPS (from other states or counties)

Required documentation:

  • completed registration packet
  • vaccination record on FL680 form and proof of physical within last year
  • birth certificate
  • academic history (transcript and/or last report card)
  • special education info (IEP, 504, etc.)
  • government picture ID for registering parent (Driver’s license, passport, etc)
  • verification of guardianship (if needed) (See below if needed from Student Enrollment)
  • Two proofs of residency in your name zoned for Socrum

You may also call the Front Office regarding any other questions that you might have at this time.

FRONT OFFICE (863)853-6050

We sincerely thank you for your understanding during this time.

Socrum Administration



 Polk County Coronavirus FAQs
(click here)

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


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