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Language & Literacy Academy for Learning is a Polk County Public School charter school.
Charter schools are independent public schools that operate under a performance contract (or “charter”) with defined rules and regulations.
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Principal/Director: Dr. Tandria Callins CCC-SLP
Grade Levels: Pre-K-12
Registration and Enrollment
An applicant must have either an IEP or FSP to be enrolled into the school. If the child is younger than 3 years, they must be in the Early Steps Program under a Family Support Plan. For more information please click here or go to the enrollment page.
Programs & Facilities
- Picture Exchange Communication System: Supportive/ Participatory, infant/toddler
- Unique Learning
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Math
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ELA
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Science
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Social Studies
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Waggle
- Physical fitness & Health with our robust Special Olympics program
- The Rhythmic Arts Project (T.R.A.P.)
- Zones of Regulation – Social & Emotional Curriculum
- Vocational Rehabilitation (Transition Services)
- Hospital Homebound Program
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Language & Literacy Academy for Learning is a free public charter school that serves PreK – 12th grade students with IEPs or IFSPs. Our proven educational and therapeutic model gives students with disabilities the opportunity to learn in a supported environment which allows each student to rise above their social, mental, emotional, behavioral, and educational barriers.
330 Avenue C SE
Winter Haven, FL 33880
M-F: 8am – 3pm
Dr. Callins is a Speech & Language Pathologist and her Ph.D. is in Special Education. She believes education from cradle to career is essential to achieving prosperity for every student at Language & Literacy Academy for Learning. Her vision is for every student to excel in the areas of literacy and language across all content areas. She believes in the potential of every student and chose the Phoenix as their school mascot. Just as the phoenix rose from the ashes, we will rise and soar above educational barriers.
“I no longer feared the darkness once I knew the phoenix in me would rise from the ashes” -William C Hannan.
What Parents are Saying
“My daughter goes to this school and has done leaps and bounds. She is striving to success with the help of the staff and the administration.”