Back to School

Watch the Superintendent's Video Message

  • Back To School Video

    To watch Superintendent Robert W. Runcie's video message welcoming students and families to the 2019/20 school year, click the play button above.

  • Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) welcomes students back to class on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  

    To help families prepare for the new school year, BCPS created this Back to School online toolkit. Simply scroll down to see all of the Back to School information, including links to important information and resources, details on what's new in 2019/20 and informative videos to help families gear up for the new school year. 

    Back to School Social Media Sign


    Back to School Sign and Social Media Hashtags
    Download and share personalized first day back to school messages and photos using #BCPSFirstDay and #BCPSProud. For Twitter, remember to also include the District’s handle @browardschools.

Back to School News

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Check Out What's New

  • Power Up



    New On The Menu

    Remember to Power-Up each school day with a healthy breakfast offered free for all students at every District school. The District’s Food and Nutrition Services Department is dedicated to ensuring students have healthy and tasty food choices in their school cafeterias. Below are listings of new menu items for breakfast, lunch and supper.


  • Lunch

    • Buffalo chicken wings (high schools only)
    • Fiesta cheese omelet*
    • Pizza pinwheels
    • Taquitos*
    • Yuca fries*
    • Yummy chicken eggroll*
    • Avocado ranch dressing*
    • Garlic bread sticks*

  • Breakfast

    • Goldfish Grahams French Toast™ and cheese stick
    • Chocolate crescent*
    • Confetti pancakes (high schools only)
    • Lemon blueberry scone*
    • Old-fashioned oatmeal (high schools only)
    • Turkey sausage wrapped pancakes

  • Supper

    • Chicken tender wrap
    • Orange chicken fried rice (served in Chinese pails)
    • Turkey, ham and cheese stuffer
    • Cheesy refried beans
    • Egg, cheese and turkey sausage wrap

  • *Students taste tested and provided input on these items during the District's annual Student Food Shows.


Get Connected

  • Back To School Online Form

    Online Forms

    Parents/Guardians can fill out your child's back-to-school forms online. The forms are easy to complete, and all data is protected and secure.

    Click Here to Access the Back to School Forms

     Mobile App  

    Download Free Mobile App

    The BCPS Mobile App allows parents and families to stay connected with information on students’ academic performance, account balances, bus pick-up and drop-off times, and much more.


    Online School Payments

    The Online Payments E-Store allows you to pay for school activities and events, such as field trips, yearbooks, fundraisers, and other items using a credit card. The Online Payments E-Store is being upgraded, making it easier and more convenient to use on the go. 

Back to School

  • Immunization Information

    Immunization Information

    Does your child need immunizations for school? Watch this brief video for important reminders for parents and guardians.


  • Anti-Bullying

    Anti-Bullying Policy

    In 2008, the Broward County School Board became the first school district in Florida to approve an Anti-Bullying Policy. The policy specifically prohibits bullying of or by any District student or employee, with consequences for those acts that meet the definition of bullying as defined in the policy. Watch the informational video to learn more.