It’s Back-to-School time around the country and the Palm Beaches are no exception. Can you guess how many children attend public school in our county?
If you selected #4, you get an ‘A’ for more than effort! (Actually more than 197,000 students attend the district’s public schools along with the non-district Charter Schools) A few more numbers according to the School District of Palm Beach County website:
- tenth largest district in the U.S.
- fifth largest district in Florida
- Students speak 146 languages and dialects
- largest employer in Palm Beach County with 22,600 employees, including more than 12,900 teachers
There are also about 110 private schools in the county educating children residing in our area.
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