Broward County Public Schools

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Broward County Public Schools
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"Educating Today's Students For Tomorrow's World"
Type and location
Type Public
Grades VPK to 12 (with adult education programs)
Established 1915 (1915)[1]
Country United States
Location Broward County, Florida
Coordinates 26°07′28″N 80°14′58″W / 26.124354°N 80.249503°W / 26.124354; -80.249503 (District office)Coordinates: 26°07′28″N 80°14′58″W / 26.124354°N 80.249503°W / 26.124354; -80.249503 (District office)
District information
Superintendent Robert Runcie[2]
Schools 315[3]
Budget $5.271 billion (2012-2013)[4]
Students and staff
Students 260,796[3]
Other information
Website www.browardschools.com

Broward County Public Schools, a public school district serving Broward County, Florida, is the sixth largest public school system and the largest fully accredited school district in the United States, with over 260,000 students in more than 310 schools and education centers.[3] The district is headquartered in downtown Fort Lauderdale.[5]

School Board[edit]

The current Superintendent of schools is Robert Runcie.[2] The members of the school board, which oversee the district, are as follows:[6]

  • District 1 - Ann Murray
  • District 2 - Patricia Good (Vice-Chair)
  • District 3 - Katherine Leach
  • District 4 - Abby Freedman
  • District 5 - Rosalind Osgood
  • District 6 - Laurie Rich Levinson (Chair)
  • District 7 - Nora Rupert
  • At Large (Districtwide) - Donna Korn
  • At Large (Districtwide) - Robin Bartleman

Schools in Broward County[edit]

During the 2008-2009 academic school year, the District served 255,738 students.[3] The district covers a total of 286 institutions: 138 elementary schools, 43 middle schools, 33 high schools, 16 adult/vocational schools, 16 centers, and 56 charter schools.[3]

High Schools[edit]

Middle Schools[edit]

Elementary Schools[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The History of Broward County Public Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Runcie, Superintendent of Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Press Releases". Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  4. ^ By The Numbers
  5. ^ Contact Us. Broward County Public Schools. Retrieved on May 6, 2009.
  6. ^ "The School Board of Broward County, Florida". Retrieved 2009-06-20. 

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