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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Orange County Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in Orlando, FL. It has 208,203 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
445 W Amelia St
Orlando, FL 32801

Orange County Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1120
12,790 responses
Average ACT
24
4,009 responses

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
208,203
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$40,477
Teachers in First/Second Year
42.7%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,800/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    59%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    5%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    D-
Median Household Income
$11,803
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$865
National
$949
Median Home Value
National
$184,700

Orange County Public Schools Reviews

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I've been in Orange County since K-10th. I've endured much of the schooling experience throughout my years, based off from my perspective I can say that Orange County certainly promotes the well being and academics of students. Teachers do care about students and are motivated to make sure that there pupils preserve beyond their capability, and that students receive maximum education attention. Orange county is also a very diverse district, with many hispanics, blacks, whites, and asians populating many of the school. Schools themselves promote culture diversity around their environment. I can definitely say this district does not discriminate against there student and everyone receives equal treatment no matter one's race, orientation, or religion. The down side the district is that they need to improve upon the hygiene throughout the school. But for the most part orange county is a fantastic district!
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The first time my family moved here, we came during my 5th grade school year. I was the "new kid" and everyone was so sweet including the teachers and deans. They showed me around the school, introduced me to some of the other teachers and students which really made me feel comfortable. To be honest I was not expecting that, I was probably expecting to get lost in all the hallways and be late to my classes just because the school looked to big to be true. After finishing Elementary, I attended all of my middle school year at BridgeWater Middle School, making so many friends there who I still talk to up until this day! Bridgewater is very much like Windermere High School, which is the school that I am currently attending. Here the teachers are really sweet and they help, answers my questions, while cooperating with me and the other students in class, supporting us when we need help and making sure that we understand the lessons clearly before moving onto the next lesson.
I have attended public school my entire life and I would not change that for the world! I received a top notch education all the way from elementary to high school with the most incredible teachers. I got to participate in phenomenal extracurricular activities, in both the athletic and art departments. The campuses were always well taken care of and constantly improving. Overall, there was always a wonderful sense of community and school spirit. There were countless opportunities to become involved, and there was truly a space for everyone to fit in. Most importantly, I made friendships and memories that will last a lifetime!