School Grades released today for high schools


What's New High School GradesThis morning, the Florida Department of Education released the School Grades for all public high schools - and the news is exciting!

Keep reading to find out more, or go directly to School Facts Jax to see all the details for every high school in Duval County.

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Local donors help schools get $32.6 million award for new technology


Duval County Public Schools announced a plan to significantly increase technology access and infrastructure at 41 low-income elementary and middle schools.

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Keep learning during winter break — here's how


Library Winter Break Screen ShotToday is the last day of school before winter break in Duval County Public Schools. But the school district and community partners are teaming up to ensure that students keep learning while school is out.

Keep reading to learn more about the activities, packets and resources available during winter break!

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Introducing School Facts Jax


What is School Facts Jax? And why have we devoted the better part of a year to developing it? Jacksonville Public Education Fund President Trey Csar explains in this op-ed published in today's edition of the Jacksonville Business Journal. 

Despite the quantity of information out there, it can be tough for parents and community members to find a coherent, comprehensive and user-friendly place to understand how our schools are performing academically.  That's why today, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund is launching a new initiative called School Facts Jax to present information about public school performance through easy-to-use, interactive charts and visualizations.

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School Facts Jax launch event draws parents, officials, media


School Facts launch event parent and childToday's launch event for School Facts Jax was a great display of partnership! The site was unveiled at the Regency Square Branch Library, with parents, school district officials and nonprofit partners in attendance. We want to thank especially Superintendent Nikolai Vitti and Library Director Barbara Gubbin for speaking at the event.

Keep reading to see more pictures and read more about today's celebration.

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Upcoming Event

Join Us for EDTalks 2020

EDTalks is an annual speaker series and luncheon that brings education's greatest thought leaders to Duval County. Mark your calendar for October 8!

  • Date: Thursday, Oct 08, 2020
  • Time: 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • Where: Omni Jacksonville Hotel
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-cent tax 

In JPEF's 2019 Public Perceptions Poll, the Jacksonville community said once again they would support a small tax for schools.

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Did You Know?

85.1 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2018, a record high.

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