Broward County Public Schools

DATE: August 2, 2018
CONTACTS: Tracy Clark, Chief Public Information Officer, 754-321-2616
Cathleen Brennan, Public Information Office, 754-321-2300
Nadine Drew, Public Information Office, 754-321-2300
What’s New in the 2018/19 School Year
Volume 1
As schools across the District prepare to welcome students back to class on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is proud to share Volume 1 of What’s New in 2018/19.
Highlights include:
• Information on safety and security
• Increasing unique educational programs
• Expanding debate in schools
• Growing the Dual Language program
• Increasing computer science and STEM opportunities
• Supporting environmental stewardship
View What’s New 2018/19– Volume 1
“Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.”
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth-largest school district in the nation and the second-largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has more than 271,500 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 234 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 88 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. Connect with BCPS: visit the website at, follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at, and download the free BCPS mobile app.