District Information

  • What’s Great About Palm Beach County Schools...

    • A high-performing, A-rated, large urban school district.
    • 10th largest school district in the nation.
    • 189,805 students (this number includes students that attend non-District operated Charter Schools).
    • 167,560 students attend District-operated schools. 
    • Nearly $5 billion dollar budget.
    • 12,786 classroom teachers.
    • $48,175 starting teacher salary.
    • 22,891 total employees.
    • 92.8% graduation rate in District-operated schools.
    • Students representing 192 different countries and territories of birth.
    • 150 languages spoken.
    • District schools offer instruction in several languages such as: 
      • Chinese, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish, Japanese, and American Sign Language.
    • 335 award-winning programs in several career academies.
    • 915 buses.
    • 61% A and B-rated schools.
    • 33 million meals served in 2021-2022.
    • Transporting 60,000 students daily, covering approximately 13 million miles per year.
    • Programs are offered through our Palm Beach Virtual School and at 28 Adult and Community Education sites, including our Adult Education Center and eight satellite locations.