OCPS Fast Facts for 2019-20
Posted on 08/05/2019

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Orange County Public Schools starts Monday, Aug. 12, 2019

Fast facts about the district that you may not know

Enrollment Projection for 2019-2020

215,703 includes the projected increase of an estimated 4,000 students for 2019-20

  • 8thlargest school district in the nation
  • 4thlargest in Florida (Miami, Broward, Hillsborough)


42 % Hispanic

26 % White/Caucasian

25 % Black

5 % Asian

2 % Multicultural

Countries of Origin

Students come from 165 countries of origin


Students speak 157 different languages and dialects. The top five languages after English.

  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Creole
  • Haitian-Creole (includes French Creole)
  • Vietnamese


Total: 199 schools

New schools for 2019-20

  • Castleview Elementary, relieves Bay Lake and Sand Lake elementary schools.
  • Water Spring Elementary, relieves Keene's Crossing and Independence elementary schools.
  • Horizon West Middle,relieves Bridgewater Middle School.
  • Pershing Schoolis the district's newest K-8 school. The school blends Pershing and Pine Castle elementary schools and adds middle school students for the first time.


  • Deerwood Elementary,replacing a 1984 campus.


  • Performing Arts Center atColonial High.
  • Performing Arts Center atBoone High.

The district has also completed comprehensive renovations ofCorner Lake MiddleandLake Gem,Lake GeorgeandSunriseelementary schools.

Digital Curriculum

OCPS will distribute over 140,000 digital devices this year.All middle and high schools will be one-to-one again while adding an additional 36 elementary schoolsin the LaunchED program.

Magnet schools

42 programs:

  • 23 high school programs
  • 11 middle school programs
  • 8 elementary school programs


Just over 25,000 employees including more than 14,000 teachers

Food Service

  • Serves an estimated 233,000 meals daily
  • The menu items are student tested and approved through taste-testing events
  • One of the first districts to rollout a food truck


  • Over 70,000 students ride more than 900 buses

To locate a bus stop as well as pick-up / drop-off times go to "Find a Bus" in Quick Links on the front page or call transportation at 407.317.3800 or the student's school

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OCPS EEO Non-Discrimination Statement

The School Board of Orange County, Florida, does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by law. The following individuals at the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center, 445 W. Amelia Street, Orlando, Florida 32801, attend to compliance matters: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer & Title IX Coordinator: Keshara Cowans; ADA Coordinator: Michael D. Graf; Section 504 Coordinator: Tajuana Lee-Wenze. (407.317.3200)