Supporting schools and the Academic division to raise student achievement and provide a safe, secure learning environment is our paramount duty. The departments below all play a vital role in serving the District's students and employees throughout Palm Beach County.
Transportation Call Center:
Transportation Services is dedicated to partnering with schools, families, and communities to provide safe and efficient transportation in support of school programs and services.
The Palm Beach County School Police is committed to promoting a safe, secure learning environment to enhance our youth in obtaining a quality education. They will guide them in a positive and professional manner through student, faculty, and police interaction with emphasis on Respect, Integrity, Service, and Education.
We put “Kids First” in every idea and decision we make. We understand that to be the “Best School Food Service Department in the Country” is a lofty statement, but it provides our staff with the perfection for which we reach.
Executes the work program for the general maintenance and repair of all existing District facilities utilizing a prioritized work order system. Primary activities include operation of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems, basic grounds care, custodial training, relocatable classrooms, and the building envelope.
Facilitates the preparation of the 5-Year Capital Plan, assists with the development of school boundaries, administers the Address Verification Policy and School Concurrency, develops GIS/Maps and pursues grants. Also responsible for the acquisition of land needed for new schools, modernizations and additions, and ancillary and support facilities; leasing of School District property and other properties for School District use.
Ensures safe and secure facilities and encourages positive learning environments through the planning, design, and construction of educational and ancillary facilities. The Department oversees the construction of new schools, as well as the renovations, and remodeling of existing schools. Additional services includes relocatable classrooms, and projects related to building envelope, HVAC, safety, security, roofing, classroom technology, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, and changes to existing facilities resulting from minor and major Comprehensive Safety Inspections Reports (CSIR).
Ensures that the School District maintains compliance with environmental regulations and assists the District with environmental, health, and safety issues, acting in the roles of regulator, educator and consultant. Environmental & Conservation Services also provides leadership for sustainability and green schools initiatives.
The Office of Diversity in Business Practices shall promote the Diversity and Equitable Utilization in Business Policy 6.143 by encouraging all small and minority-owned businesses to participate in obtaining business opportunities with the School District of Palm Beach County.
Provides annual fire safety and comprehensive safety and inspections / reports (CSIR) for all schools and District facilities. Reviews construction plans and specifications to ensure building and fire code compliance.