The Polk County Public School District, is the eighth-largest school district in Florida and one of the largest in the nation, in addition to being the county's largest employer.
Mulberry High, Purcell Elementary, and Kingsford Elementary have educated generations of Mulberry's families, and are considered historic institutions. Among the career academy schools, Mulberry High School's "Auto Garage" program and the Central Florida Aerospace Academy are run by the Polk County school board's Workforce Education Department. The Central Florida Aerospace Academy at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport offers the curriculum of a traditional high school along with hands-on training in aviation-related occupations.
The Workforce Education Department also oversees the Traviss and Ridge Career Centers, located in Lakeland and Winter Haven. These two schools offer secondary and post-secondary programs in architecture and construction, digital design, business, health science, culinary arts, education, human services, information technology, public safety, manufacturing, auto repair, and avionics.
Higher education options include Polk State College, with two campuses in Lakeland and Winter Haven.
Mulberry's book lovers have been enjoying the Mulberry Public Library since 1957. The library has a wide selection of publications for your reading pleasure, from current best sellers to newspapers and magazines, audio books, DVD s, and many resources for the community.
"To Ensure Rigorous, Relevant Learning Experiences That Result In High Achievement For Our Students."
City Library - Mulberry - 863-425-3246
Kingsford Elementary - Mulberry - 863-701-1054
Purcell Elementary - Mulberry - 863-701-1061
Sikes Elementary - Mulberry - 863-648-3525
Mulberry Middle School - 863-701-1066
Mulberry Senior High - 863-701-1104