The School District of Palm Beach County is the tenth largest in the nation and the fifth largest in the State of Florida serving more than 189,000 students (this number includes students that attend non-District operated Charter Schools) who speak 150 languages and dialects. As the largest employer in Palm Beach County, the School District has 22,891 employees, including more than 12,786 teachers.
The mission of the School District of Palm Beach County is to educate, affirm, and inspire each student in an equity-embedded school system.
The School District of Palm Beach County is an educational and working environment, where both students and staff are unimpeded by bias or discrimination. Individuals of all backgrounds and experiences are embraced, affirmed, and inspired. Each and every one will succeed and flourish.
The School District of Palm Beach County will take ownership for students’ academic mastery, emotional intelligence, and social-emotional needs by creating environments where students, families, staff, and communities will develop agency and voice.
A joy of learning is fostered in each student and a positive vision for their future is nurtured. Each student’s cultural heritage is valued and their physical, emotional, academic, and social needs are met.
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The School District of Palm Beach County is committed to creating safe, equitable and inclusive learning environments that ensure students have what they need to be successful in life.
The School District of Palm Beach County will provide each student – regardless of race, ethnicity, economic status, disability, national origin, religious affiliation, gender identity or sexual orientation – access to any and all opportunities, resources and support they need to develop agency, voice and achieve their dreams.
The School District of Palm Beach County will embrace, celebrate and honor our students, families, staff and community members and their unique cultural histories, while ensuring each student achieves personal, academic and sustainable success.