Mission Statement

With the belief that our students can achieve many things, Jean O'Dell Learning Center provides a rigorous academic program focusing on academics, employability skills, and daily living skills to meet the individual needs of our students.

Vision Statement

In partnership with our parents and the community, Jean O’Dell Learning Center will meet the academic, physical, health, and behavioral needs of its students head-on, ensuring that the individual educational needs of all students are met with robust and rigorous strategies.

School Hours

Breakfast served 8:00-8:20 a.m. School Hours: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
First Bell:8:30 am
Tardy Bell: 9:00 am
Dismissal Bell: 3:00 pm

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 Latest News

Polk Symposium on Special Education Takes Place March 10; Offers Resources for Families of Students with Disabilities

Polk County Public Schools will host its annual Polk Symposium on Special Education on March 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tenoroc High School, 4905 Saddle Creek Road in Lakeland.

The event is free and open to the public. It is designed to provide parents of special needs children with valuable information and access to resources.

For more information, click here to view the full news release from the Polk County Public Schools district website.


Florida Alternate Assessment Testing, February 26-April 13, 2018 

March 15, 2018 SAC Meeting, 8:00AM

March  26-30, 2018 Spring Break