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Teaching Schools in Florida Districts

Florida has more than 70 school districts, from Bay county County's to Leon 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
Bay Bay Bay 27,781 1749 $220,036,000
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
Duval Duval Duval 128,335 7287 $1,127,252,000
Gilchrist Gilchrist Gilchrist 2,757 153 $25,737,000
Gulf Gulf Gulf 1,953 111 $17,751,000
Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton 1,739 102 $16,882,000
Hernando Hernando Hernando 22,172 1435 $184,503,000
Jackson Jackson Jackson 6,850 469 $61,217,000
Lake Lake Lake 42,462 2574 $327,451,000
Leon Leon Leon 33,736 2024 $291,686,000
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
Nassau Nassau Nassau 11,279 642 $93,174,000
Okaloosa Okaloosa Okaloosa 30,638 1828 $260,241,000
Palm Beach Palm Beach Palm beach 189,322 13443 $1,737,444,000
Pasco Pasco Pasco 70,566 4973 $553,408,000
Sumter Sumter Sumter 8,534 553 $72,779,000
Suwannee Suwannee Suwannee 6,047 378 $51,188,000
Union Union Union 2,334 162 $20,876,000
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
Uf Lab Sch Uf Lab Sch Alachua 1,145 108
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
Bradford Bradford Bradford 3,206 222 $30,283,000
Brevard Brevard Brevard 72,703 4957 $575,556,000
Broward Broward Broward 269,098 15477 $2,147,483,647
Calhoun Calhoun Calhoun 2,204 154 $20,441,000
Columbia Columbia Columbia 10,175 667 $81,698,000
Dade Dade Miami-dade 357,579 19432 $2,147,483,647
Desoto Desoto Desoto 4,857 293 $45,849,000
Dixie Dixie Dixie 2,117 121 $18,337,000
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
Glades Glades Glades 1,668 137 $14,398,000
Hardee Hardee Hardee 5,251 317 $46,538,000
Hendry Hendry Hendry 7,211 403 $61,743,000
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
Lafayette Lafayette Lafayette 1,244 71 $10,349,000
Lee Lee Lee 91,309 5542 $772,000,000
Levy Levy Levy 5,435 331 $50,429,000
Liberty Liberty Liberty 1,434 113 $14,968,000
Monroe Monroe Monroe 8,438 559 $90,885,000
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
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
Taylor Taylor Taylor 2,952 189 $27,431,000
Volusia Volusia Volusia 62,928 4208 $502,675,000
Fau Lab Sch Fau Lab Sch Palm beach 2,523 157
Fsu Lab Sch Fsu Lab Sch Leon 2,410 171
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