Leon County Schools

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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

  • Let's play ball! Middle schools will begin offering baseball in the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.  Contact your student's middle school for more information. 

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Public Notice Announcements

  • Public Notice of Adoption of Instructional Materials - ELA

    Posted by Susan Walden 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 Susan Walden 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 Susan Walden on 1/14/2023

    The Leon County School Board is in the process of approving the Human Growth & Development Lessons for 4th -12th  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:

    • March 28 - Materials Recommendation and Start of Public Review 
    • April 25 - Public Hearing and Comment
    • May 9 - Board Approval 

    Click on the links below to view HG&D Lessons

    4th & 5th Grade Human Growth & Development Lessons


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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

Around the District

  • Teadora at Amos P. Godby High School

    RANDY LUNDGREN - directed and performed in Teodora along with her students. She is also LCS 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year!!

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  • Georgia "Joy" Bowen Roadway Dedication Video ▶️

    Georgia Joy Bowen Roadway Dedication Ceremony honoring the longest-serving Leon County School Board Member.

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  • MLK Dreamers & Doers Video ▶️

    Celebrating LCS students at the annual MLK Dreamers and Doers breakfast.

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  • More Than A Song - R. Frank Nims Video ▶️

    Has a negative comment or hater online ever made you feel worthless? Listen to the lesson R. Frank Nims Middle School students learn from chorus director Andrew Thompson.

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  • 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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