Broward County Back to School
When does school start in Broward County?
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) welcomed students back to class on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 with the last day of the school year tentatively scheduled for Thursday, June 8, 2022. For the official school calendar, including school closures, early release dates, spring break, and report card schedule, please click here.
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 schoolclick here. 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 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.