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Osceola School District Meets Class-Size Amendment Requirements
In 2002, citizens approved an amendment to the Florida Constitution that set limits on the number of students in core classes, such as mathematics, English, social studies, and science in the state's public schools. Through the hard work of school administrators and staff, Superintendent Melba Luciano is proud to report that the Osceola School District is in full compliance with the class-size amendment for this school year. This monumental task, which is an unfunded mandate for local school districts, involved ensuring that 16,390 Osceola classes across the district met the following requirements: Read more...
Osceola County School Board Approves 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
The 2015-2016 Academic Calendar for all public schools in the Osceola School District, was approved by the School Board on December 16, 2014. The first day of school for students will be on Monday, August 24, 2015, and the last day for students will be on Thursday, June 9, 2016. The last day of classes for Winter Break will be on December 18, 2015. Winter Break will run from December 21, 2015, through January 1, 2016. Spring Break is scheduled for March 14-18, 2016. Read more...

The Osceola County School for the Arts To Hold Informational Meetings Regarding Admission For 2015-2016 School Year
The Osceola County School for the Arts will host two informational meetings for prospective students and their parents. The first meeting, which will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., will be focused towards incoming prospective middle school students (grades 6, 7, and 8) for the 2015-2016 school year.  The second informational meeting will be for interested incoming high school students (grades 9, 10, 11, and 12) on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 6:00 p.m.  Both meetings will be held at the school, located at 3151 N. Orange Blossom Trail in Kissimmee. Read more...


Osceola Students Named To All-State Band, Orchestra, and Chorus
This year, 49 students representing 24 music programs in Osceola County schools have been selected into an All-State music group; this is a record high for Osceola County.  The Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) will be holding the 2015 FMEA Professional Development Clinic-Conference from January 14-17, 2015, at the Tampa Convention Center. Accompanying the conference, selected students of FMEA members come together as a group to perform with All-State Bands, Orchestras, and Choruses. A widely-acclaimed director conducts each performing group. The selected students are given the opportunity to work with experts in the field. Rehearsals run for two or three days, and will culminate in outstanding performances enjoyed by thousands of music educators and parents throughout the state. Read more...


Koa Elementary School In Osceola County Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School
Koa Elementary School has been named as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon Lighthouse School by Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, Inc.  Based on the Blueprint for Excellence assessment process, Koa Elementary met or exceeded the criteria for all nine categories: Student Support and Focus; School Organization and Culture; Challenging Standards and Curriculum; Active Teaching and Learning; Technology Integration; Professional Community; Leadership and Educational Vitality; School, Family, and Community Partnerships; and Indicators of Success. This prestigious recognition recognizes Principal Virginia Scott and her dedicated team of educators and professional support staff for working so diligently to fulfill the many learning needs of students. Read more...


Osceola School District Receives $2.27 Million Grant for Partnership to Improve STEM Teaching and Learning
The Florida Department of Education has awarded the Osceola School District a competitive grant in the amount of $2.27 million to improve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) teaching and learning. The Year 1 amount is for $567,543.58, under the 2014-2017 K-12 Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) for STEM. The grant project’s comprehensive budget reflects a Year 2 sum of $819,036.85 and Year 3 sum of $883,368.00 for a three-year total of $2,269,948.43. The MSP program is intended to increase the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science by enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers through partnerships between high-need school districts and the STEM faculty in Institutions of Higher Education (IHE).  Read more...

Chairman's Message
Osceola County School Board Chairman Tim Weisheyer invites you to learn more about the following important school district initiatives designed to enhance student success:

• Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

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Osceola County School Board and Superintendent
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Back Row (left to right): Clarence Thacker, District 4, Jay Wheeler, District 1, Ricky Booth, District 5
Front Row (left to right): Tim Weisheyer, District 3 - Chair, Melba Luciano, Superintendent, Kelvin Soto, District 2 - Vice-Chair

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