Schools

Magnet Mania & More Rescheduled

What:             Magnet Mania & More has been rescheduled to January 22, 2011, originally scheduled for January 8, 2011 at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds.  Join Duval County Public Schools for an interactive, fun-filled and informational expo detailing magnet programs and school choice options for the 2011-2012 school year.

January 6, 2011 DCSB Duval Delegation Meeting

Date:     January 6, 2011                                                              

Time:  9:00 A.M.

The Duval County School Board will meet with members of the Duval Delegation on January 6, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held in Room 167 at the Schultz Center, 4019 Boulevard Center Drive, Jacksonville, Florida.

Duval County Public Schools Holiday Closures

For the winter break, all Duval County public schools will be closed from Monday, December 20 through Friday, December 31. DCPS administration offices will be closed from Thursday, December 23 through Friday, December 31.

Both schools and administration offices will re-open on Monday, January 3.

Florida Youth Program to Graduate 158 Teens Saturday

Florida Youth Program to Graduate 158 Teens Saturday

Florida’s Youth ChalleNGe Academy is run by the Florida Department of Military Affairs and the Florida National Guard. Designed on a military model, 16- to 19-year-old high school dropouts encounter a rigorous five-and-a-half month residential phase.  These teens are given a second chance to earn a high school diploma, but this is the first class in which the Academy has partnered with St. Johns River Community College to offer college credits to the students.

Duval County Public Schools Provides Winter Packets for Continued Learning over the Holiday Break

Duval County Public Schools Provides Winter Packets for Continued Learning over the Holiday Break

Duval County Public Schools is providing winter packets to the community to continue enriching the academic success of all students.

All K-12 students, parents and community members are encouraged to log onto www.duvalschools.org and print out grade appropriate materials for students during the winter break. Math, reading and science worksheets are available, as well as links to online assistance for all students.

Duval County Public Schools, the nation's 21st largest school district, serves approximately 123,000 students. The school district is committed to providing high quality educational opportunities that will inspire all students to acquire and use the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a global economy, and culturally diverse world.

Jacksonville Country Day School Holiday Sports Camp

Jacksonville Country Day School is hosting a holiday sports camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade during the winter break from school. The camp is open to children throughout the Jacksonville community.

Duval County Increases 2010 High School Grades

Today, the Florida Department of Education released the 2010 High School grades. 84 percent of Duval County’s public high schools have maintained or improved a letter grade, while three schools declined a letter grade.

"Our high schools are embracing strategies to ensure that every student is college ready, and it is paying off," said Superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals. "These results are proof that our students, teachers, principals and staff are working hard so that all students achieve academic success."