Frequently Asked Questions
can I find out what school my child attends?
The Pupil Placement
Department handles student registration and placement. Call 904-390-2144 for
can I enroll my child in school?
A parent or guardian must go
to the school and show documentation of current residence; immunization; date of
birth; and a physical within the last twelve months. If transferring from another
city or state, a parent or guardian must show proof of previous residence and
official school records. Kindergarten students must be five years of age on or
before September 1 of the school year. First-grade students must be six on or
before September 1 and must show proof of completion of kindergarten. For more
information, contact 904-390-2144.
is the first day of school, the last day of school, or Spring Break?
Information regarding the
school calendar and holidays can be accessed on this website by
clicking here or by clicking the
calendar link at right. You may also contact the Communications Department at 904-390-2126.
are applications for Magnet Programs accepted?
general application period for Magnet Programs is January-February of each
academic school year. For more information about Magnet Programs, contact
904-390-2082 or visit the website.
What Exceptional Education & Student Services programs are offered by Duval County Public Schools?
Services are provided for students who are mentally handicapped, emotionally
handicapped, specific learning disabled, sensory impaired, speech and language
impaired, physically impaired, hospital/homebound, autistic, gifted, and
developmentally delayed. Occupational and physical therapy are also available.
For more information, contact Exceptional Education & Student Services at 904-390-2076 or
visit the website.
How can I get a copy of my
Most student transcripts can
be obtained by using our online transcripts service.
Is bus transportation
available for my child?
State law requires bus transportation for students who live two miles or more
from the schools they currently attend.
The school district also
provides special bus services for students in Exceptional Education programs,
regardless of distance, under specific guidelines.
For more information, contact the Transportation Department at 904-858-6200. For
bus stop information, please visit the
As a parent, how can I get
Parent involvement is
important to Duval County Public Schools. Numerous opportunities exist through
PTA and School Advisory Councils. For more information on volunteering please
visit the Volunteer Programs web page.
For information on PTA, please click here and for information regarding School
Advisory Councils, please click here.
Business partnerships are also welcomed. For
more information, contact your area school or the school district's Community
Involvement Office at 904-390-2960.