Discover Duval Schools Spotlights Pinedale Elementary Turnaround Story

12/23/2013

An eager crowd of community members boarded a school bus last week to visit Pinedale Elementary to learn how this small neighborhood school accomplished a mind-boggling turnaround over the past few years. Tucked away in the Lackawanna community just north of I-10 and Lenox Avenue, the once failing school catapulted from an F to an A in school year 2010-11 and has held to a steady B ever since.

Read more to learn about the school's story.

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Discover Duval Schools Spotlights Pinedale Elementary Turnaround Story

12/23/2013

An eager crowd of community members boarded a school bus last week to visit Pinedale Elementary to learn how this small neighborhood school accomplished a mind-boggling turnaround over the past few years. Tucked away in the Lackawanna community just north of I-10 and Lenox Avenue, the once failing school catapulted from an F to an A in school year 2010-11 and has held to a steady B ever since.

Read more to learn about the school's story.

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Holiday Fun at the Libraries

12/20/2013

The Jacksonville Public Library (JPL) has a lot of fun activities planned over the winter holidays. From holiday crafts and visits from Santa Claus to puppet shows and movies, there are opportunities for children of all ages.

Learn more information.

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Holiday Fun at the Libraries

12/20/2013

The Jacksonville Public Library (JPL) has a lot of fun activities planned over the winter holidays. From holiday crafts and visits from Santa Claus to puppet shows and movies, there are opportunities for children of all ages.

Learn more information.

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High school grades released today

12/18/2013

School Grades for high schools are out today, and the news looked positive for Duval County schools.

Check the full article for more details, or go directly to School Facts Jax to find district-wide data and individual school reports.

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President’s Corner: Reflecting on High School Graduation in a Pandemic

JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune shares her thoughts as the parent of a senior.

High school graduation has been a recurring theme in the life of JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. In a new Q&A, Rachael shared what high school graduation means to her, and offered some words of inspiration for fellow parents who are w ...Read More

Half-penny sales tax will go on the ballot in fall 2020

Education advocates reacted to the news by saying they'll support the sales tax.

“This is a long-awaited historic moment in Duval County,” said JPEF President Rachael Tutwiler Fortune. “Our students need 21st century schools, and our independent research has shown that 78.5 percent of Duval County residents support ...Read More

Education Innovator Speaks in Jacksonville about What Students Need to Succeed in the 21st Century

JPEF also celebrated 10 years of impact and launched a new School Leadership Initiative.

Dr. Tony Wagner, an internationally acclaimed author and education innovator, shared a thought-provoking message about the future of education with more than 350 education and community leaders today as the keynote speaker of the Jacksonville Publ ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW?

 

87%

of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2018-2019.