Seminole County Schools are renowned for excellence. MONEY magazine identified Seminole County schools as one of the top 100 school districts in the nation in terms of offering high quality education in a moderately priced community. The school district has been recognized every year since 1992 for being in the top 10% of the nation's 15,600 school districts as meeting the needs of families choosing schools. Seminole County had 94% of their schools rated A or B schools with 80% earning an A.
For the second consecutive year NEWSWEEK recognized all Seminole County High Schools in the top 3% in the nation based on the number of students enrolled in advanced placement or international baccalaureate classes. Orlando Business Journal ranked all SCPS high schools among the top 25 in Central Florida.
17 Seminole County Schools have been ranked In Florida’s Top High-Performing Schools; Florida’s Education Commissioner John Winn announced the Top High-Performing Schools, noted for outstanding academic achievement, in our state. The high-performing schools were recognized for earning the highest points based on Florida’s school grading criteria. The top high-performing schools were listed as the Top 100 Elementary Schools, Top 75 Middle Schools and Top 50 High Schools. SEMINOLE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS had 6 Top Elementary Schools, 6 Top Middle Schools, and 5 Top High Schools.
SCPS schools in the Top 100 High-Performing Elementary Schools: Carillon Elementary, Evans Elementary, Lawton Elementary, Rainbow Elementary, Sabal Point Elementary, and Wekiva Elementary. SCPS schools in the Top 75 High-Performing Middle Schools: Chiles Middle, Greenwood Lakes Middle, Indian Trails Middle, Jackson Heights Middle, Rock Lake Middle, and Teague Middle. SCPS schools in the Top 50 High-Performing High Schools: Crooms Academy, Lake Brantley High, Lake Mary High, Oviedo High, and Winter Springs High.
The Dividends School Volunteer Program is celebrating a record-breaking year of school volunteer service. There are 22,000 registered Dividend volunteers. These volunteers have donated a total of 437,976 hours to Seminole County Public Schools so far this year. Many of these
The National School Boards Association and the Center for Digital Education recently released survey results which focused on School Boards’ use of technology. The survey looked at online presence, technology application allowing the public to interact with school board members, and access to information such as school board calendars, policies, and agendas. The School Board of Seminole County, Florida ranked #10 nationally- FIRST in Florida!
The district has spent more than $450 million on renovations and construction of new schools in the past ten years. In the past five years, more than $39 million has been spent on technology for the schools and the classrooms. SCPS benefits from a work force in which over 46% of teachers have a doctorate, specialists, or master's degree, exceeding the national average.
It's easy to see why Seminole County is among the nations highest quality public school systems.