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K-12 Education in Florida
State Superintendent: Eric J. Smith
Number of students: 2,668,156[1]
Number of teachers: 175,006
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.2
Number of school districts: 76
Number of schools: 4,212
Graduation rate: 75%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,887[3]
See also
Public education in Florida
Florida Department of Education
Florida school districts
List of school districts in Florida
Florida

Florida is home to 4,212 schools and 2,668,156 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Gary Chartrand, Chair
    • John R. Padget, Vice Chair
    • Ada G. Armas, Board Member
    • Sally Bradshaw, Board Member
    • John A. Colon, Board Member
    • Barbara S. Feingold, Board Member
    • Kathleen Shanahan, Board Member
    • Pam Stewart, Commissioner

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Florida school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Miami-Dade County Public Schools
2.) Broward County Public Schools
3.) Hillsborough County Public Schools
4.) Orange County Public Schools
5.) Palm Beach County School District
6.) Duval County Public Schools
7.) Pinellas County Schools
8.) Polk County Public Schools
9.) Lee County School District
10.) Brevard Public Schools

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Florida.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 43.0%
Hispanic 28.0%
African American 23.0%
Asian 2.6%
American Indian 0.4%
Two or More 3.0%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Florida school board elections, 2014

A total of 38 Florida school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 117 seats up for election. Eight districts will hold elections in August while 30 districts have scheduled elections for November 4, 2014. The districts listed below served 2,517,857 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6]

2014 Florida School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Putnam County School District 8/2014 3 5 11,244
Brevard Public Schools 8/4/2014 2 5 71,866
Clay County Schools 8/12/2014 2 5 35,812
Flagler Public Schools 8/12/2014 3 5 12,931
Nassau County School District 8/12/2014 3 5 11,100
Sarasota County Schools 8/12/2014 3 5 40,899
School District of Osceola County 8/12/2014 3 5 53,357
Okaloosa County School District 8/26/2014 3 5 28,695
Alachua County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 27,448
Bay District Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 25,935
Broward County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 256,472
Charlotte County Public Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 16,640
Citrus County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 15,675
Collier County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 42,919
Columbia County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 9,810
Duval County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 123,997
Escambia County School District 11/4/2014 3 5 40,227
Hernando County School Board 11/4/2014 3 5 22,684
Highlands County School Board 11/4/2014 3 5 12,128
Hillsborough County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 194,525
Indian River County School District 11/4/2014 3 5 17,740
Lake County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 41,110
Leon County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 33,326
Manatee School District 11/4/2014 3 5 44,249
Marion County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 41,955
Martin County School District 11/4/2014 3 5 18,170
Miami-Dade County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 346,842
Orange County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 8 176,008
Palm Beach County School District 11/4/2014 4 7 174,663
Pasco County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 66,994
Pinellas County Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 104,001
Polk County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 95,178
Santa Rosa County School District 11/4/2014 3 5 25,533
School District of Lee County 11/4/2014 3 5 81,967
Seminole County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 64,229
St. Johns County School District 11/4/2014 3 5 30,710
St. Lucie County School District 11/4/2014 3 5 39,259
Volusia County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 61,559


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