Graduation Rate Surpasses State Average

The district's graduation rate in 2017-18 reached an all-time high of 96.1 percent among our traditional high schools.
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Districtwide Accreditation

OCPS received unanimous recommendation for district accreditation from AdvancED, a nonprofit organization that conducts rigorous on-site reviews of schools and districts.

Expanded 1:1 Initiative
LaunchED, the district's digital learning initiative, will provide more than 140,000 devices to students for the 2019-20 school year.

APIncreased Advanced Placement (AP) Participation

In the past five years, the number of students taking AP exams has increased 57 percent; the number of exams taken has increased 62 percent; and the number of exams passed has increased 47 percent. 

Super Scholars‘Super Scholars’ – Top 20 Universities

Ninety one 2018 high school graduates were accepted into the nation’s top 20 colleges and universities (as ranked by US News and World Report) and U.S. service academies.

MSA Excellence SealMagnet Schools of America

Eight of the district's magnet schools are recognized by Magnet Schools of America. Howard Middle School earned a four-year national certification for its Academy of Arts. Seven other schools earned either Magnet School of Excellence or Magnet School of Distinction Awards.
Broad Prize
2014 Broad Prize winner

Orange County was a co-winner of the award in 2014, which recognizes public school systems that have made the most substantial gains in student achievement and narrowing achievement gaps.


  • 8th-largest school district in the nation 
  • Fourth-largest district in Florida
  • 199 schools
  • 215,703 students (projected 2019-20)
  • 25,145 employees
  • 165 countries represented
  • 157 languages spoken


  • 125 elementary
  • 38 middle
  • 8 K-8
  • 20 high
  • 8 exceptional/alternative

  • 42% Hispanic
  • 26% White
  • 25% Black
  • 5% Asian
  • 2% Multi-Cultural