Why research?

JPEF believes in using the facts to improve our public schools. Our team conducts research and communicates broadly to inform leaders of policy, practice and cultural changes that will promote excellence and equity for students and communities.

Our research

Our research over the last decade has covered a number of local education issues. Browse our research below.



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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