The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.Vision
The School District of Palm Beach County envisions a dynamic collaborative multi-cultural community where education and lifelong learning are valued and supported, and all learners reach their highest potential and succeed in the global economy.
"District accreditation supports the Palm Beach County School District's ongoing commitment for enhanced student achievement and establishes a nationally recognized mark of excellence for students, their parents, and the business community."
- E. Wayne Gent
“I need a high school degree from an accredited school to reach the goals that I've always wanted to reach.”
Wellington High School
"I love school because it is like a second home!"
Benoist Farms Elementary School
“School is important because it is the place where you learn, create, and explore."
Binks Forest Elementary
“I enjoy school because my teachers take care of me.”
Greenacres Elementary School
“It is important to receive a high school diploma because it ensures a successful future for both me and my family.”
Omni Middle School
“Accreditation means that students are privileged to have a better education.”
Congress Middle School
The School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) has held AdvancED’s most prestigious Accredited status since first becoming a fully accredited school district in 2008. District Accreditation recognizes that increasing student achievement involves more than improving instruction. It is a result of how well all the parts of the education system – the District, school, and classroom – work together to meet the needs of students.
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The AdvancED Accreditation Process, a protocol embraced around the world,
is a clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review, supported by research-based standards, and dedicated to helping schools, districts and education providers continuously improve. AdvancED is the world’s largest education community, serving more than 30,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 70 countries that educate over 16 million students.
As the global leader in advancing education excellence through
accreditation and school improvement, AdvancED brings together more than 100 years of experience and the expertise of the three largest US-based accreditation agencies — the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) is a division of AdvancED. The mission of SACS CASI is the improvement of education in the south through accreditation.