The mission of the Polk County Department of Education is to help each child acquire the knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to become productive citizens.

Polk County Schools Beliefs

All children can learn.
Learning is a life-long process.
Both mental and physical health are important.
Students need to think both critically and creatively.
Open communication is critical in any organization.
The key to success is quality relationships.


Polk County Department of Education
131 Stephens Street
Benton, Tennessee 37307
423-299-0471