Welcome to Donald E. Woods Opportunity Center!

We are lighting the way here at Don Woods with a focus on student excellence and achievement. We strive for our students to return to their home schools as soon as possible. Please browse through our website for more information and always feel free to contact us with any questions.

Recent Events

Leader Institute Principal Cohort II

Congratulations to the new Principals participating in the Leader Institute Cohort II Academy!! These new leaders worked hard to satisfy the requirements of this intensive program. Also, we would like to recognize and celebrate, Mrs. Jacqueline Byrd on her new position of Superintendent of Polk County Public Schools.

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Student About Face Award

Donald E. Woods Opportunity Center would like to recognize Joseph, as the 2015-16 nominee for the About Face Award. Joe is an 11th grade student, who has since transitioned back to his home school of Winter Haven High. He received this nomination prior to his transition because he displayed an exemplary attitude and behavior.

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Literacy Week Celebration

On Friday, February 5, 2016 our students put together a performance in respect and honor of Literacy Week. Not only did they perform poetry, but they also demonstrated their skills in many other areas including song, presentations, debates, and free style poetry…

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