Catch up on This Week's News With Friday Focus!

The week’s Friday Focus announces a $45,000 youth work grant from the Community Foundation of Broward County, which supports the Career Technical Adult and Community Education (CTACE) Department’s Career Launch Pre-Apprenticeship Program. Also, check out the latest SMART Update for more on the 1,240 SMART projects making progress. Friday Focus for the week ending December 15, 2017

Get the latest information on SMART!

1,240 SMART Facilities projects are in various stages of the SMART process, marking an investment of $882 million. Check out the latest SMART Update for more details.

BCPS is On the Right Track!

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to share On the Right Track, Volume 1 for the 2017/18 school year. This edition focuses on the District's commitment to excellence in education, special honors, community partnerships, the many educational options offered by our schools, and more. Check Out On the Right Track

Students Start the 2018/19 School Year on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Broward County Public Schools students will start the 2018/19 school year on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The new school year will begin earlier than usual, and start midweek – a change from the District’s traditional Monday start day. The School Board approved the 2018/19 school year calendar at its December 5, 2017, meeting. View the 2018/19 School Year Calendar

BCPS and BTU Announce Three Tentative Contract Agreements

Broward County Public Schools and the Broward Teachers Union (BTU) held a joint News Conference to announce tentative contract agreements for three employee groups represented by the BTU. Read the news release.

NBC 6 Brags About Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Volumes could be written about the superlatives associated with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. From its state championships in marching band, tennis and baseball to its over 90 clubs and organizations, there's something for every student. Watch BRAG About Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Superintendent Robert Runcie "Codes" with Students for the Hour of Code

As part of Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10, 2017), Superintendent Robert W. Runcie kicks off Hour of Code activities with students at Floranada Elementary School. BCPS is proud be a national leader for offering computer science courses, curriculum and activities at every District school. Learn More

2018/19 School Choice Application Window Opens December 1, 2017

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to announce that the School Choice application window for the 2018/19 school year takes place December 1, 2017 - February 7, 2018. Parents and guardians are encouraged to explore all of the School Choice options available for their families. BCPS is a national leader for offering innovative, personalized learning programs to meet students’ interests and prepare them for college and careers. Explore Your School Choice Options

Broward County School Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, elects Nora Rupert as Chair and Heather P. Brinkworth as Vice Chair. The nominations and voting took place during the School Board’s Annual Organizational Meeting, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. School Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair

Letter from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie

Check out Superintendent Robert W. Runcie’s letter reflecting on the District’s progress and accomplishments over the past six years. Read the Superintendent's letter.


Congratulations to 25 District schools for receiving the Five Star School Award from the Florida Department of Education. The award recognizes the importance of community involvement to student success. Schools eligible for the award must have active business partnerships, family engagement and volunteer service programs, as well as organized School Advisory Councils. 2016/17 Five Star Schools

All Are Welcome in Broward County Public Schools

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) welcomes all students and families displaced due to recent natural disasters locally and abroad. To assist displaced families, the District is providing information, including answers to frequently asked questions regarding enrolling students and resources available. Find out more.

Superintendent Runcie Welcomes Immigrant Students and Families

In a video message, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie shares how Broward County Public Schools is proud of its diverse student and community population and explains that the District welcomes student immigrants without discrimination. To watch the video and find out more about the Immigration Support Plan, click here.

Download the Free BCPS Mobile App

The free BCPS Mobile App is an easy and convenient way to stay up-to-date on District and school news, information and alerts. To learn more about the BCPS Mobile App, Click Here

Help Our Students and Teachers by Donating Your Sales Tax Allowance

Attention business owners! Broward County Public Schools is a leader in integrating technology into the learning environment in thousands of classrooms and school media centers throughout the District. Donate your Sales Tax Collection Allowance online to bring technology to our classrooms. Sales Tax Donation Information

Seniors: Apply for College Financial Aid

High School Seniors, do you need money for college? Don’t miss out on FREE money. Complete a FAFSA form, to see how much financial aid you are eligible for. Click the link below for more information. FAFSA is Free to Complete.

Language Translation Features Help Keep You Updated On BCPS

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) celebrates and respects the diversity of our students, families, employees and community members. To help you quickly and easily access information on the District’s website in multiple languages, translation resources are now available. To learn how to use the translation resources, Click Here

BCPS Students: Download Microsoft Office for Free

Microsoft’s Student Advantage Program provides free downloads of the full version of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, etc.) for all students in Broward County Public Schools for use on their personal devices. Learn More

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