Strategic Plan

District Volunteers Honored by State as Outstanding School Volunteers

Two School District of Palm Beach County volunteers were recently honored at the state level by the Florida Department of Education as Outstanding School Volunteers. Kayla Abramowitz from William T. Dwyer High School was recognized in the Youth category and Terri Priore from Palm Beach Central High School was the top Adult volunteer. Abramowitz was…

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School Counselors of the Year and Site-Based Administrators of the Year Recognized at Board Meeting

Group of people at School Board Meeting

Several dedicated School District of Palm Beach County employees were celebrated at the Board Meeting on February 21, after receiving awards from the Palm Beach School Counselor Association. The School Counselors of the Year were honored for running top-notch, comprehensive counseling programs at their respective schools. Site-based Administrators of the Year were recognized for empowering counselors…

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District’s Graduation Rate Once Again Exceeds State, Large School Districts

The graduation rate for District-operated schools for the 2016-2017 school year is 90 percent.

The School District of Palm Beach County’s graduation rate for the 2016-2017 school year reached a historic high mark, ranking first among Florida’s large, urban school districts and exceeding the state’s graduation rate for the Class of 2017, according to figures released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education. The graduation rate for District-operated schools…

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[VIDEO]: See My Success – Royal Palm Beach High School Student Beats Cancer, Pursues Dream of Becoming a Doctor

Royal Palm Beach High School students learn bedside manner in the school's medical academy.

For Kristina Michel of Royal Palm Beach Community High School, being a student in the school’s medical academy carries an extra special meaning. Diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 3, Kristina underwent surgery to remove her right eye. As she must continuously undergo check-ups to ensure the cancer doesn’t return in her other eye,…

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“Jungle” Bells: District Partners With Lion Country Safari to Bring Chimps and Cheer to Classrooms

The School District of Palm Beach County partnered with Lion Country Safari to bring the "Christmas With the Chimps" event to local classrooms.

Elementary students across Palm Beach County recently took part in a unique, STEM-based holiday activity, as the School District partnered with Lion Country Safari to bring the annual “Christmas With the Chimps” event to local classrooms. Students in grades K-5 created holiday enrichment packages for the chimpanzees at Lion Country Safari, wrapping gifts of toys,…

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