Recognition

District’s Third Graders Improve Scores on Florida Standards Assessment for English Language Arts

Third graders in Palm Beach County showed an improvement on the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the Florida Standards Assessment taken during the spring at School District of Palm Beach County-operated schools, according to results released late Thursday by the Florida Department of Education. Approximately 56 percent of third graders in the District earned…

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K-12 Mathematics Instructional Material Reviews

math materials

Instructional Materials Adoption Committees will be reviewing materials for K-12 Mathematics Courses this summer. Committee members will review submitted materials from Publishing Companies and make recommendations for the top programs in each course to be considered for further review for a District adoption. Final recommendations for District adoption will go to the School Board for…

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[Video]: Dwyer Award Winners Honored at Kravis Center

Six Palm Beach County School District teachers were honored last week at the Kravis Center during the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. Each winner received $3,000 and a crystal flame award for their excellence in teaching elementary, middle and high school education, as well as Special Programs, STEM and Career…

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The School District of Palm Beach County Has Been Honored With the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) Designation

The School District of Palm Beach County has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation from The National Association for Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for the second year in a row for its outstanding commitment to music education. The BCME designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to…

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The School District Honors National Police Officer Week

Police Week

May 14-20 is National Police Officer week, and in recognition of the men and women in uniform who protect our students every day, The School District of Palm Beach County would like to thank its School Police team. Established in 1972, the Palm Beach County School Police Department is one of only a few dedicated…

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Graduation Ceremonies Have Begun. Check the Schedule and Watch Live

Graduation News

Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018 are underway. Ceremonies are held for graduates of 32 schools, programs and academies across Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach County School District’s television station, The Education Network, is streaming LIVE coverage of the ceremonies. Graduations will be Open and Closed captioned for the deaf and hard of…

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Three District Schools Welcome New Principals

New Principals

New leadership was on the agenda as Shari Bremekamp was introduced as principal of Hidden Oaks Elementary School, Corey Brooks as principal of William T. Dwyer High School, and Eli Morales as principal at Okeeheelee Middle School, during the School Board meeting on May 9. As the former principal at Cypress Trails Elementary, Ms. Bremekamp…

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[Video]: District Thanks Its Volunteers and Business Partners at Annual Breakfast

Volunteers and Business

More than 500 school volunteers and business partners were celebrated at the Kravis Center Friday for the District’s annual Volunteers & Business Partners Awards Breakfast. The event honored the District’s Outstanding School Volunteers, the 2018 Florida Department of Education Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award winners, the Family and Community Involvement Award winners and the 2018 District-Wide…

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