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Volusia County Schools
Volusia County Schools
Location
200 North Clara Avenue
DeLand, FL 32720


United States
District information
TypePublic
GradesPre-K to 12th
SuperintendentRonald "Scott" Fritz
Schools85 (2019-20)
Budget$862.8 million[1]
NCES District ID1201920
Students and staff
Students62,932 (2019-20)
Teachers7,821 (2019-20)
Student-teacher ratio8.04
Other information
Websitewww.vcsedu.org

Volusia County Schools is the public school district for Volusia County, Florida. The district serves the 16 cities of Daytona Beach, DeBary, DeLand, DeLeon Springs, Deltona, Edgewater, Enterprise, Holly Hill, Lake Helen, New Smyrna Beach, Oak Hill, Orange City, Ormond Beach, Osteen, Pierson, and Port Orange. It is the 57th largest school district in the United States and serves approximately 63,000 students. The district is composed of 45 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, and 9 high schools. In addition there are 9 alternative schools, 7 charter schools, 2 combination schools (K-8 or 6-12), and 1 district virtual instruction program.[2] The district is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/AdvancED.[3]

Leadership

Volusia County Schools is led by Superintendent Dr. Ronald "Scott" Fritz [4] and five elected members of the school board, one from each district in the county.[5]

  • Ms. Jamie M. Haynes, School Board Member, District No. 1
  • Mrs. Ida D. Wright, (Vice Chairman), School Board Member, District No. 2
  • Mrs. Linda Cuthbert, School Board Member, District No. 3
  • Mr. Carl G. Persis (Chairman), School Board Member, District No. 4
  • Mr. Ruben Colón, School Board Member, District No. 5

Elementary Schools

  • Blue Lake Elementary
  • Champion Elementary (formerly Hurst)
  • Chisholm Elementary
  • Citrus Grove Elementary
  • Coronado Beach Elementary
  • Cypress Creek Elementary
  • DeBary Elementary
  • Deltona Lakes Elementary
  • Discovery Elementary
  • Edgewater Public
  • Edith I. Starke Elementary
  • Enterprise Elementary
  • Forest Lake Elementary
  • Freedom Elementary
  • Friendship Elementary
  • Holly Hill School (K-8)
  • Horizon Elementary
  • Indian River Elementary
  • Manatee Cove Elementary
  • George W. Marks Elementary
  • Louise S. McInnis Elementary
  • Orange City Elementary
  • Ormond Beach Elementary
  • Ortona Elementary
  • Osceola Elementary
  • Osteen Elementary
  • Palm Terrace Elementary
  • Pathways Elementary
  • Pierson Elementary
  • Pine Trail Elementary
  • Port Orange Elementary
  • Pride Elementary
  • R. J. Longstreet Elementary
  • Read-Pattillo Elementary
  • South Daytona Elementary
  • Spirit Elementary
  • Spruce Creek Elementary
  • Sugar Mill Elementary
  • Sunrise Elementary
  • Sweetwater Elementary
  • Timbercrest Elementary
  • Tomoka Elementary
  • Turie T. Small Elementary
  • Volusia Pines Elementary
  • Westside Elementary
  • Woodward Avenue Elementary

Middle Schools

School Name Location Principal
Campbell Middle Daytona Beach Dr. Jeffery L. Picott Jr.
Creekside Middle Port Orange John Cash
David C. Hinson, Sr. Middle Daytona Beach Bill Dunnigan
DeLand Middle DeLand John DeVito
Deltona Middle Deltona Kimberly Feltner
Galaxy Middle Deltona Karen Chenoweth
Heritage Middle Deltona Thomas Vaughan
Holly Hill School (K-8) Holly Hill Jason Watson
New Smyrna Beach Middle New Smyrna Beach Michael Leader
Ormond Beach Middle Ormond Beach Susan Tuten
River Springs Middle Orange City Stacy Gotlib
Silver Sands Middle Port Orange Amanda Wiles
Southwestern Middle DeLand Jacquese J. Slocum

High Schools

School Name Nickname Location Attendance Principal School Colors
Atlantic High School Sharks Port Orange 1,129 Stephen C. Hinson               
DeLand High School Bulldogs DeLand 2,320 Dr. Melissa Carr          
Deltona High School Wolves Deltona 1,749 Carolyn Carbonell          
Mainland High School Buccaneers Daytona Beach 2,010 Tim Huth (acting)          
New Smyrna Beach High School Barracudas New Smyrna Beach 1,895 Matthew Krajewski          
Pine Ridge High School Panthers Deltona 1,700 Dr. Paul Nehrig          
Seabreeze High School Sandcrabs Daytona Beach 1,598 Joseph Rawlings          
Spruce Creek High School Hawks Port Orange 2,623 Dr. Todd Sparger          
T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-High School Wildcats Pierson -- Kathleen Gibbons          
University High School Titans Orange City 2,824 Dr. Julian Jones          

Charter Schools

  • Burns Science and Technology Charter School (K-8)
  • Easter Seals Charter School (Pre-K)
  • Ivy Hawn Charter School of the Arts (K-8)
  • Richard Milburn Academy (9-12)
  • Richard Milburn Academy West (9-12)
  • Samsula Academy (K-5)
  • The Chiles Academy (6-12)
  • The Reading Edge Academy (K-5)
  • Legacy Scholars Academy (6-12)

Alternative Education

  • AMIkids
  • Department of Juvenile Justice Educational Programs
  • Highbanks Learning Center
  • PACE Center for Girls
  • Riverview Learning Center

Statistics

Graduation Rates

  • 1998-1999: 70.1%
  • 1999-2000: 74.9%
  • 2000-2001: 77.0%
  • 2001-2002: 81.5%
  • 2002-2003: 80.1%
  • 2003-2004: 83.0%
  • 2004-2005: 83.0%
  • 2005-2006: 81.9%
  • 2006-2007: 82.6%

Dropout Rates

  • 1998-1999: 1.8%
  • 1999-2000: 1.6%
  • 2000-2001: 1.4%
  • 2001-2002: 1.5%
  • 2002-2003: 1.4%
  • 2003-2004: 1.3%
  • 2004-2005: 1.1%
  • 2005-2006: 1.4%
  • 2006-2007: 1.3%

References

  1. ^ Demographics & Statistics | Volusia County Schools. Volusia County Schools. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Schools | Volusia County Schools". www.vcsedu.org. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Cognia - Institution Summary". www.advanc-ed.org. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "VCS School Board Selects New Superintendent | Volusia County Schools". www.vcsedu.org. Retrieved .
  5. ^ School Board | Volusia County Schools. Volusia County Schools. Retrieved 29 August 2019.

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