• Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has welcomed students back to campuses for the 2021/22 school year! Whether you enrolled for the first time or were already part of our schools, Broward County Public Schools is Ready for You! Our schools offer a world-class education in safe and secure environments while following COVID-19 health and wellness protocols.

    HELP FIND AND RE-ENGAGE OUR MISSING STUDENTS

    On Saturday, September 25 and Sunday, September 26, hundreds of Broward Teachers Union (BTU) representatives, Broward County School Board members, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright, and BCPS staff will walk door-to-door to help find and re-engage students who have not enrolled for the 2021/22 school year. You can recognize our volunteers in your neighborhood by their blue “Ready for You!” T-shirts. 

    If you know or are aware of a student who is not attending school or not attending school regularly, call us at 754-321-1767 or email readyforyou@browardschools.com. You will be helping a child get the quality education needed to reach their highest potential.

  • Ready for your student:

    • 100% face-to-face instructions in pre-K-12 grade
    • Advanced academic options
    • Personalized learning from certified teachers and staff
    • Themed programs – from computer coding, debate and dual-language to marine science, STEM, medical sciences, music, arts, athletics and more
    • Unique educational experiences to help students grow, learn and be successful
    • Montessori, pre-K–8 schools and college prep/dual-enrollment options
    • High schools ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

    Safety is our priority:

    • Staff and students should perform a health self-examination each morning before school. If you are sick, stay home. View the Health Screening Checklist at https://bit.ly/BCPShealthcheck.
    • Face coverings are mandatory for students, staff and visitors at all District schools and facilities, including school buses. No masks will be required when outdoors.
    • A minimum of three feet will be maintained between students in classrooms, hallways, and indoor common spaces, when possible.
    • Daily cleaning of high frequency touch points is routine, along with weekly disinfection.
    • Frequent hand washing will be reinforced.
    • The District will continue to provide two nurses per school and offer voluntary COVID-19 tests at all schools.

    This School Year:

    • Standard seating capacity resumes on school buses.
    • School cafeterias are open for meal service through the traditional food service line.
    • All sports and athletic facilities are open.
    • Issuing laptops to students who need them.
  • COVID-19 efforts to minimize spread

    • If your child is sick, keep him/her at home.
    • Parents should perform a health examination of their child each morning before school. View the Health Screening Checklist at https://bit.ly/BCPShealthcheck.
    • Face coverings are mandatory for all students, teachers, staff and visitors inside school buildings, facilities, and school buses. Face coverings must be worn during class changes. The face covering must cover the nose and mouth and fit snugly on the face, with no gaps.
    • Exceptions to the mask requirement are available to students with an approved IEP, 504 Plan, or Health Plan with signed documentation from a licensed medical professional. More information is available at browardschools.com/maskexception.
    • A minimum of three feet of physical distancing from others will be maintained, when possible.
    • Face coverings are not required outdoors if a minimum of three feet of physical distance is maintained. Face coverings are not required in certain situations including at mealtime, while engaging in strenuous physical activity, participating in athletics, and during music and theater performances.
    • There are no opt-out provisions to the face covering requirement.
      Families may qualify to attend an eligible school under provisions of the HOPE Scholarship program if they believe their child is being harassed. Please contact your school for more information.

  • Student Transportation

    • Buses have returned to a normal schedule with full seating capacity.
    • Pickup/drop-off times are available on your student’s Virtual Counselor page.
    • Masks are mandatory for all students and employees riding a school bus.
    • Buses are wiped down between routes and cleaned and disinfected daily.
    • Parents or students with questions about Transportation can visit
      browardschools.com/transportation or call the helpline of their assigned terminal:
      North – 754-321-4000 (Routes beginning with 1000)
      Central Area – 754-321-4480 (Routes beginning with 2000)
      South Area Terminal – 754-321-4100 (Routes beginning with 3000)
      Central West – 754-321-4150 (Routes beginning with 4000)
      South West Terminal – 754-321-8025 (Routes beginning with 5000)

  • Need FREE homework help? ASK BRIA!

    ASK BRIA is a free homework and tutoring service exclusively for BCPS K-12 students and available after school, five days a week. Get live instruction from BCPS certified teachers and subject matter experts on school days from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Quarantined students can also benefit from quick academic support on school days between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. and also use the homework help service after-school.

    Find your ASK BRIA link in Canvas and have Microsoft TEAMS open to get matched with a subject expert.

    • 1-on-1 tutoring when needed
    • FREE
    • EXCLUSIVE
    • Homework help for Elementary, Middle and High School students five days a week, from 3 to 8 p.m.
    • Quarantined students learning at home qualify for quick check-ins during school hours, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Access Virtual Counselor

    Have your Student ID number and password handy and follow these steps: 

    1. Go to https://sso.browardschools.com and click on the Active Directory icon.
    2. Enter the Student ID number and password to go to the Clever Launch Pad which houses student apps.
    3. For class schedules and assignments click the Virtual Counselor icon.
    • Returning students can use their existing log in information.
    • New students are provided credentials by their school.
    • Students who have forgotten their log in information should contact their school.

  • NEW STUDENTS 

    Enroll Today! It is easy to register your child in Broward County Public Schools. Parents who want to enroll their children, please contact the school directly. Visit the link below for details on registration information and to locate your home school.

    browardschools.com/registermychild

  • BCPS FAMILIES 

    The Back-To-School toolkit helps families prepare for the new school year. It puts important information and resources right at your fingertips, including school opening and closing times, District contact information, links to required forms and details on school immunizations, before and after school child care, school meals, and more. 

    browardschools.com/backtoschool

Need FREE homework help? ASK BRIA!

  • Ask Bria Logo
    ASK BRIA is a free homework and tutoring service exclusively for BCPS K-12 students and available after school, five days a week
    . Learn more at browardschools.com/askbria.

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