Graduation Rate Surpasses State Average

The district's graduation rate in 2016-17 reached an all-time high of 93.8 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 100,000 devices to students for the 2017-18 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

Nine of the district's magnet schools (10 programs) earned Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America.
Washington Post Challenge Index
Washington Post High School Challenge Index

Fifteen OCPS high schools rank among the nation's top ten percent of the high schools offering accelerated coursework.

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.


  • 9th-largest school district in the nation 
  • Fourth-largest district in Florida
  • 191 schools
  • 207,253 students
  • 24,629 employees
  • 194 countries represented
  • 170 languages spoken


  • 125 elementary
  • 37 middle
  • 5 K-8
  • 20 high
  • 4 exceptional

  • 41% Hispanic
  • 27% White
  • 25% Black
  • 5% Asian
  • 2% Multi-Cultural