WELCOME TO THE SCHOOL BOARD OF VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLORIDA
The next regular School Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 4:00 PM in the DeLand Administrative Complex Board Room, 200 North Clara Avenue, DeLand, Florida.
2011-2012 School District of Volusia County Annual Report
Volusia County is located in the heart of the beautiful east coast of Florida. Sixteen municipalities make up the county, with Daytona Beach, DeLand, Deltona, Ormond Beach and Port Orange as the largest metropolitan areas. The county is conveniently located for easy access to major cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami. Volusia's approximately 495,000 residents are engaged in a variety of occupations, including tourism, farming, light industry, education, government and the professions.
Volusia County Schools is a nationally recognized school district and the thirteenth largest in the state serving over 61,000 students, prekindergarten through twelfth grade. With more than 8,000 teachers, administrators and support staff the school district is the largest employer in the county.
People who live and work in the county have a multitude of educational and cultural experiences and opportunities to explore. Families and individuals of all interests, backgrounds and abilities have access to an array of enriching learning opportunities. Volusia offers higher educational options through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Stetson University, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona State College and the University of Central Florida.