DCPS Ready-to-Learn Back-to-School Bash

  • Date: Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
  • Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
  • Where: Jacksonville Fairgrounds, 510 Fairgrounds Place, Jacksonville, FL 32202

There will be free backpacks and schools supplies available to students while supplies last (students must be present for giveaways). We will also offer other services so your students are ready for school. This event is free and open to all.

Thank you to our community partners, First Baptist Church of Oakland and Bank of New York Mellon Corporate Trust.  


WHEN: Saturday, August 12 | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

WHERE: Jacksonville Fairgrounds | 510 Fairgrounds Place, Jacksonville, FL 32202

WHAT: FREE backpacks, school supplies and community resources!

WHO: Everyone! (Students MUST be present to receive giveaways)


Upcoming Event

School Board Primary Elections

Four seats on the seven-member School Board are up for election this year. Learn about the candidates in our Advocacy Center so you can make an informed choice.

  • Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:00AM to 7:00PM
  • Where: Your Polling Place
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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?

86.5 % of students district-wide graduated high school in 2019, a record high.

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