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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Duval County Public Schools is a public school district located in Jacksonville, FL. It has 129,192 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.
Address
1701 Prudential Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Telephone
(904) 390-2115

Duval County Public Schools Rankings

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  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1100
4,068 responses
Average ACT
23
2,600 responses

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
129,192
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,500
Teachers in First/Second Year
43%

Finances

Total Expenses
$1,142,394,000
Expenses Per Student
$9,454/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    5%

Duval County Public Schools Reviews

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Duval County school systems is very advanced in allowing and paving the way for students too become involved in their communities. DCPS has many ways to easily access resources for parents and students! When it comes to the school atmosphere there major improvements that are needed and as well as with the food provided for the students. Another thing to improved upon is teacher appreciation. These are some of the positive aspects and some improvements that should be considered for wonderful DCPS.
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Duval public county to me is very horrible. The teachers aren’t up to standard, the administrators have every job in the world except theirs, and we basically eat the same thing every day! Not to mention some principles. I have one that prioritize things that aren’t merely important to the students.
Duval County Public Schools is a great district! I've been in Duval my entire life and the quality of involvement and education is phenomenal. Duval has meetings that allow students to go and speak about what they would like to change, I've attended a few meetings and it is great! Duval should keep this up and I'd love to see them take action based on the feedback from the kids.