Choosing a school this spring? A new guide can help


Today is Duval County Public Schools' School Choice Expo, an event designed to help parents choose a school for their child and expected to draw approximately 10,000 people.

In time for the school choice season, the Jacksonville Public Education Fund and the Duval County Council of PTAs have designed a new guide for parents. This guide, which you can see below or download as a PDF, takes you through some of the key steps and important questions to ask yourself as you go through the school choice process.

Download it here, and don't forget to check out our full report on the school choice landscape in Duval County.

Finally, you can research every public and charter school in Duval County on our Learn site - check it out today.

-- Deirdre Conner

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Upcoming Event

Election Day

This fall, voters will have a chance to determine the direction of our public schools through four School Board elections and a referendum on a half-penny sales tax for Duval County Public Schools.

  • Date: Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020
  • Time: 12:00AM to 11:59PM
  • Where: Your polling place
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2019 Education Poll

Support for half-penny for schools 

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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Renaming Schools

You can help offset the costs of renaming six public schools that honor Confederates in their names.

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