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Teaching Schools in Florida Districts

Florida has more than 70 school districts, from Orange county County's to Alachua county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Florida. Don't miss our report on Florida Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Fl VirtualFl Virtual Orange 7,998 1634
Alachua Alachua Alachua 29,305 1769 $249,352,000
Baker Baker Baker 5,002 300 $41,328,000
Bay Bay Bay 27,781 1749 $220,036,000
Bradford Bradford Bradford 3,206 222 $30,283,000
Brevard Brevard Brevard 72,703 4957 $575,556,000
Broward Broward Broward 269,098 15477 $2,246,532,000
Calhoun Calhoun Calhoun 2,204 154 $20,441,000
Charlotte Charlotte Charlotte 16,061 998 $148,032,000
Citrus Citrus Citrus 15,250 1003 $132,074,000
Clay Clay Clay 36,638 2450 $284,330,000
Collier Collier Collier 45,994 2933 $455,012,000
Columbia Columbia Columbia 10,175 667 $81,698,000
Dade Dade Miami-dade 357,579 19432 $3,243,738,000
Desoto Desoto Desoto 4,857 293 $45,849,000
Dixie Dixie Dixie 2,117 121 $18,337,000
Duval Duval Duval 128,335 7287 $1,127,252,000
Escambia Escambia Escambia 40,655 2711 $342,751,000
Flagler Flagler Flagler 12,934 724 $105,201,000
Franklin Franklin Franklin 1,288 87 $13,447,000
Gadsden Gadsden Gadsden 5,806 379 $57,531,000
Gilchrist Gilchrist Gilchrist 2,757 153 $25,737,000
Glades Glades Glades 1,668 137 $14,398,000
Gulf Gulf Gulf 1,953 111 $17,751,000
Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton 1,739 102 $16,882,000
Hardee Hardee Hardee 5,251 317 $46,538,000
Hendry Hendry Hendry 7,211 403 $61,743,000
Hernando Hernando Hernando 22,172 1435 $184,503,000
Highlands Highlands Highlands 12,374 771 $109,521,000
Hillsborough Hillsborough Hillsborough 211,923 15438 $1,766,902,000
Holmes Holmes Holmes 3,307 234 $30,244,000
Indian River Indian River Indian river 17,979 1140 $153,476,000
Jackson Jackson Jackson 6,850 469 $61,217,000
Lafayette Lafayette Lafayette 1,244 71 $10,349,000
Lake Lake Lake 42,462 2574 $327,451,000
Lee Lee Lee 91,309 5542 $772,000,000
Leon Leon Leon 33,736 2024 $291,686,000
Levy Levy Levy 5,435 331 $50,429,000
Liberty Liberty Liberty 1,434 113 $14,968,000
Madison Madison Madison 2,640 181 $25,816,000
Manatee Manatee Manatee 48,356 3113 $375,731,000
Marion Marion Marion 42,786 2591 $349,863,000
Martin Martin Martin 18,994 1154 $161,617,000
Monroe Monroe Monroe 8,438 559 $90,885,000
Nassau Nassau Nassau 11,279 642 $93,174,000
Okaloosa Okaloosa Okaloosa 30,638 1828 $260,241,000
Okeechobee Okeechobee Okeechobee 6,440 389 $55,719,000
Orange Orange Orange 196,951 12031 $1,632,613,000
Osceola Osceola Osceola 61,893 3769 $477,885,000
Palm Beach Palm Beach Palm beach 189,322 13443 $1,737,444,000
Pasco Pasco Pasco 70,566 4973 $553,408,000
Pinellas Pinellas Pinellas 103,495 6662 $938,928,000
Polk Polk Polk 101,635 6170 $843,327,000
Putnam Putnam Putnam 11,197 674 $103,172,000
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa Santa rosa 26,740 1741 $203,635,000
Sarasota Sarasota Sarasota 42,368 3046 $433,180,000
Seminole Seminole Seminole 66,996 4312 $523,582,000
St JohnsSt Johns St. johns 36,593 2079 $277,515,000
St LucieSt Lucie St. lucie 40,045 2395 $338,925,000
Sumter Sumter Sumter 8,534 553 $72,779,000
Suwannee Suwannee Suwannee 6,047 378 $51,188,000
Taylor Taylor Taylor 2,952 189 $27,431,000
Union Union Union 2,334 162 $20,876,000
Volusia Volusia Volusia 62,928 4208 $502,675,000
Wakulla Wakulla Wakulla 5,149 311 $41,242,000
Walton Walton Walton 8,854 557 $76,717,000
Washington Washington Washington 3,304 260 $33,552,000
Fau Lab Sch Fau Lab Sch Palm beach 2,523 157
Fsu Lab Sch Fsu Lab Sch Leon 2,410 171
Uf Lab Sch Uf Lab Sch Alachua 1,145 108
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp