Volusia County Schools

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Volusia County Schools
VCS logo.png
Type and location
Type Public
Grades Pre-K to 12th
Region Volusia County, Florida
Country United States
Location 200 North Clara Avenue
DeLand, FL 32720
District information
Superintendent Margaret A. Smith
Schools 89 (2013-14)
Budget $764.2 million[1]
NCES District ID 1201920
Students and staff
Students 61,000 (2012-13)
Teachers 5,074 (2012-13)
Student-teacher ratio 12.02
Other information
Website myvolusiaschools.org

Volusia County Schools is the public school district for Volusia County, Florida. The district serves the 16 cities of Daytona Beach, DeBary, DeLand, DeLeon Springs, Deltona, Edgewater, Enterprise, Holly Hill, Lake Helen, New Smyrna Beach, Oak Hill, Orange City, Ormond Beach, Osteen, Pierson, and Port Orange. The district is the 57th largest school district in the United States and serves 61,000 students. The district is composed of 45 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, and 9 high schools. In addition there are 13 alternative schools, 7 charter schools, and 2 combination schools (K-8, 6-12).

Leadership[edit]

Volusia County Schools is run by the current Superintendent Dr. Margaret A. Smith and 5 elected members, 1 from each district in the county.[2]

  • Ms. Candace Lankford. Vice Chairman, District No. 1
  • Ms. Ida Wright. Board Member, District No. 2
  • Mr. Stan Schmidt. Board Member, District No. 3
  • Mrs. Linda Costello. Board Member, District No. 4
  • Mrs. Diane J. Smith. Chairman, District No. 5

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Blue Lake Elementary
  • Champion Elementary (formerly Hurst)
  • Chisholm Elementary
  • Citrus Grove Elementary
  • Coronado Beach Elementary
  • Cypress Creek Elementary
  • DeBary Elementary
  • Deltona Lakes Elementary
  • Discovery Elementary
  • Edgewater Public
  • Enterprise Elementary
  • Forest Lake Elementary
  • Freedom Elementary
  • Friendship Elementary
  • Holly Hill School
  • Horizon Elementary
  • Indian River Elementary
  • Longstreet, R. J. Elementary
  • Manatee Cove Elementary
  • George W. Marks Elementary
  • McInnis, Louise S. Elementary
  • Orange City Elementary
  • Ormond Beach Elementary
  • Ortona Elementary
  • Osceola Elementary
  • Osteen Elementary
  • Palm Terrace Elementary
  • Pathways Elementary
  • Pierson Elementary
  • Pine Trail Elementary
  • Port Orange Elementary
  • Pride Elementary
  • Read-Pattillo Elementary
  • Turie T. Small Elementary
  • South Daytona Elementary
  • Spirit Elementary
  • Spruce Creek Elementary
  • Starke, Edith I. Elementary
  • Sugar Mill Elementary
  • Sunrise Elementary
  • Sweetwater Elementary
  • Timbercrest Elementary
  • Tomoka Elementary
  • Volusia Pines Elementary
  • Westside Elementary
  • Woodward Avenue Elementary

Middle schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Charter Schools[edit]

  • Burns Science and Technology Charter School(K-8)
  • Easter Seals Charter School(Pre-K)
  • Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts(K-8)
  • Richard Milburn Academy(9-12)
  • Richard Milburn Academy West(9-12)
  • Samsula Academy(K-5)
  • The Chiles Academy(6-12)
  • The Reading Edge Academy(K-5)

Alternative Education[edit]

  • AMIkids
  • Department of Juvenile Justice Educational Programs
  • Highbanks Learning Center
  • PACE Center for Girls
  • Riverview Learning Center

Graduation rates[edit]

  • 1998-1999 70.1%
  • 1999-2000 74.9%
  • 2000-2001 77.0%
  • 2001-2002 81.5%
  • 2002-2003 80.1%
  • 2003-2004 83.0%
  • 2004-2005 83.0%
  • 2005-2006 81.9%
  • 2006-2007 82.6%

Dropout rates[edit]

  • 1998-1999 1.8%
  • 1999-2000 1.6%
  • 2000-2001 1.4%
  • 2001-2002 1.5%
  • 2002-2003 1.4%
  • 2003-2004 1.3%
  • 2004-2005 1.1%
  • 2005-2006 1.4%
  • 2006-2007 1.3%

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