Back to School Message from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to welcome students back to class on Monday, August 22, 2016.
To help families prepare for the new school year, the District created this online "Back to School" toolkit. Click on the icons below to go directly to the section you would like to review or simply scroll down to see all of Back to School information. Watch the
| Back to School Resources
Click the icons and explore a variety of resources available to BCPS Parents.
| What's New?
See What's New in 2016/17
As we count down to the start of school on Monday, August 22, 2016, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is issuing frequent updates highlighting What’s New in 2016/17. View a list of school and program updates
Check Out New Menu Items!
Celebrity Chef Rudy Poindexter helps Food and Nutrition Services staff gear up for the school year, training staff on new recipes and menu items for students. Among Chef Poindexter’s tasty additions: Jambalaya, Kale Asian Salad, Cilantro Lemon Rice, Roasted Vegetable Hummus Wrap, and Mandarin Chicken Salad. Check out what's hot in the kitchen!
| Back to School News
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
The 2016 sales tax holiday in Florida takes place August 5-7, 2016.
View the Department of Revenue flyer
with more details about tax-exempt items.
The Florida Department of Health in Broward County is offering free immunizations for children at three locations throughout the summer. View the Broward Health Services flyer
for dates and times.
South Florida Gifted and Talented Symposium
Mark Your Calendar for the South Florida Gifted and Talented Symposium, which takes place on September 23, 2016. Learn more and register
Getting Ready for the First Day of School
Getting ready for the first day of school is a busy time for families. Watch this brief video for tips on how you can help your child get off to a great start!
Does your child need immunizations for school? Watch this brief video for important reminders for parents and guardians.
Broward County Public Schools encourages parents and guardians to get involved in their child’s education. By working together, we can help all of our students reach their highest potential. Watch our informational video to learn more.
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.
The Code Book for Conduct
Providing students with safe and secure learning environments is the District’s highest priority. The Code of Student Conduct outlines expectations for students regarding, behavior, attendance, appropriate dress and more.