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Broward County Back to School 2021

When does school start in Broward County?

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) welcomes students back to class on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. For the official school calendar please visit

Will Broward schools reopen in the fall?

When Broward County public schools reopen this August, students will return to old-fashion, class-based learning, school superintendent Robert Runcie said Wednesday, April 14. The 2021-2022 school year will open “with 100 percent, in-person, traditional, face-to-face instruction at all schools this coming fall,” he said in a short video to parents.

Can you pick your school in Florida?

Florida parents can pick any public school in the state for their children, hop scotching over traditional attendance lines and county boundaries, which started with the 2017-18 school year. The new school must have room, parents must provide transportation and the student must not be under an expulsion or suspension order.

What is my assigned school?

Students are assigned schools based on their primary residential address. To find your assigned school please visit: Students may apply for other school choice options during application windows. For more information visit the School Choice website:

What is Broward school choice?

School Choice, School Board policy 5004.1 (link: ), provides parents with the option to apply to a school (in grades Kindergarten through 12) other than their assigned school during an open application window.

How do I get a school reassignment in Broward County?

To attend an Innovative Program, you must apply via the Reassignment application and indicate which Innovative Program you're interested in. The award process has two parts. You must be awarded a Reassignment seat to the school, and you must also be awarded a seat into the Innovative Program.

I recently moved or plan to move to Fort Lauderdale, Broward County. What should I know about Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)?

BCPS is the second largest school system in Florida, the sixed largest school system in the US, with over 134 Million earned in scholarships, 33,022 total employees, and a graduation rate of 97.1%. There are 334 schools comprised on 135 Elementary, 35 Middle, 32 High, 11 Combination, 18 Centers, 3 Colleges (Adult Enrolled), 7 ESE Contract Agency Schools, and 93 Charter Schools. Visit the official site ( ) to learn more.

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