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.
- 66% 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.