Leon County Schools

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    Note: While demographic information must be collected in compliance with federal requirements, individual responses are confidential.

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Welcome to Leon County Schools

  • The beautiful city of Tallahassee is the capital of Florida and is home to the Leon County School District. Our district has over 30,000 students, 2,400 teachers and a total of 4,300 employees. We are committed to providing a world-class educational experience in a safe, caring, and positive environment.

    If we can assist in any way, please email us here or call 850-487-7100.

    For student enrollment information, visit the LCS Office of Admissions website here, or call 850-561-8980.

District-Wide Announcements

Around the District

  • Best & Brightest Awards 2023 ▶️ (Video)

    Here they are...the Best and Brightest winners!! Congratulations to our amazing students👏

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  • LCS Night of Celebration 2023 ▶️ (Video)

    Recognizing and honoring the best in LCS: The 2023 Night of Celebration. 🎉

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  • 2023 Elementary Honors Chorus Video ▶️

    The 2023 Elementary Honors Chorus features some of the most talented young singers from across our district.

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  • Song In My Heart - DeSoto Trail Video ▶️

    Watch the story about Randy Baez and how the LCS Elementary Honors Chorus began.

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Public Notice Announcements

  • Public Notice of Announcement of a Hearing for a Materials Challenge

    Posted by LCS Academic Services on 6/1/2023

    Public Notice of Announcement of a Hearing for a Materials Challenge.

    I am Billy Jean King by: Brad Meltzer

    Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 3:30 PM

    School Board Meeting Room

    3955 West Pensacola St.

    Tallahassee, FL 32304

    * This hearing is not open for public comment.  The hearing officer will only hear from the challenger and Leon County Schools personnel.

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  • Public Notice Announcement of the Process Plan for Elementary (K-5) Social Studies Adoption

    Posted by LCS Academic Services on 4/25/2023

    Leon County Schools Academic Services Announces the Elementary (K-5) Social Studies Adoption Committee Recommendation

    The LCS Adoption Committee, composed of educators and parents, recommends Gallopade's Florida Social Studies, 1st Edition

    To conclude the adoption process, LCS invites all interested stakeholders to participate in the public review period which will run from April 25, 2023 until the date of a public hearing to be held at the May 22, 2023 LCS School Board Meeting. The final vote on adoption will then be held at the June 20, 2023, school board meeting.

    Stakeholders may review online versions of all the texts from which the committee selected, including the recommended text, at https://www.leonschools.net/Page/56958

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  • Public Notice of Adoption of Instructional Materials - ELA

    Posted by Academic Services on 1/14/2023

    The Leon County School Board is in the process of adopting ELA (English Language Arts) for the 22/23 school year.

    Public School Board Meetings will be held at the Howell Building (3955 W Pensacola Street) on the following days and times:

    • February 14, 2023, 6 pm (Public Comment)
    • February 28, 2023, 6 pm (Public and School Board Comment)
    • March 7, 2023, 6 pm (Board will recommend a selection of materials; start of the public review period.)
    • March 28, 2023, 6 pm (Board will vote on adoption)

    Click on the link below for additional information: https://www.leonschools.net/Page/54262 

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  • Public Notice of Adoption of Instructional Materials - K-12 Math

    Posted by Academic Services on 1/14/2023

    LCS Academic Services is pleased to announce our next steps in the K-12 Math instructional materials adoption process. For each math course, material from the publisher's list has been selected as a recommendation to the LCS school board to be further considered for adoption. Our upcoming work with these recommendations includes

    • February 14, 2023, School Board Meeting - Discussion recommendations and the official start to the statutorily required public review period of at least twenty (20) calendar days
    • March 7, 2023, School Board Meeting - Statutorily-required hearing for public comment or challenge
    • March 28, 2023, School Board Meeting - LCS School Board decision on adoption after considering the committee recommendation and the results of the public review and comment period


    To view the list of products recommended by the adoption committee by course, visit the adoption website here - https://www.leonschools.net/Page/56475


    To provide a comment on or challenge the recommendations for adoption, please complete the form available here -  https://forms.office.com/r/kh4WkS78xv 


    To review the products that were considered during the committee period, please visit the public product previews made available from each publishing company here -  https://www.leonschools.net/cms/lib/FL01903265/Centricity/Domain/35/Public%20Review%20Links%20final.pdf


    To arrange for an in-person review of hard copies of materials considered during the committee period, please email waldens@leonschools.net

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  • Public Notice Announcements - Human Growth and Development

    Posted by Academic Services on 1/14/2023

    The Leon County School Board approved the Human Growth & Development lessons for the 22/23 school year at the April 25th School Board Meeting

    Click on the links below to view HG&D Lessons

    4th & 5th Grade Human Growth & Development Lessons

    6-12 Human Growth & Development Lessons

    Opt-Out letters for Human Growth & Development can be found at the following links:

    Elementary Puberty Opt-Out Letter

    Secondary HG&D Opt-Out Letter  



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LCS at a Glance

  • 49 Number of schools
  • 30,000+ Total Students
  • 16:1 Student/Teacher ratio
  • 2,328 Classroom Teachers
  • 12.7 Avg # years of teaching experience
  • $8,149 Total Costs Per Pupil
  • 42% Faculty with Adv degrees (Masters or Higher)
  • 94.4% (Top 5 in state) Graduation Rate
  • 64.3% of Seniors choose a Florida College
  • Over 4,000 Digital Tools / Industry Certs Annually
  • 6,500+ Employees hired from local area
  • Over $10,000,000+ In scholarship money earned each year by students
  • 106 Languages spoken by students in the district

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Mental Health Resources

  • Mental Health Awareness RibbonThe School District of Leon County recognizes that Mental Health encompasses social, emotional, and behavioral health and the ability to cope with life’s challenges. LCS’s mental health initiatives consist of a continuum of supports for student mental health wellness inclusive of school-based mental health service providers and community-based mental health professionals. Please visit the LCS Mental Health webpage to explore an assortment of supports for students and families to ensure success. 

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