Welcome to Sarasota County School Board
Welcome to the School Board of Sarasota County!
The School Board of Sarasota County sets policy for the school district that advances educational opportunities for all students. Comprised of five members elected county-wide, each School Board member serves four-year terms on an alternating basis and works to advance legislative priorities that best meet the needs of the 53,000 students in the school district. School Board members are also responsible for appointing a school superintendent who directs the day-to-day academic and operational strategies of the school district.
School Board meetings take place twice a month – check out the upcoming calendar for agenda items and opportunities to address the Board during public meetings.
Members of the community are welcome the reach out to School Board members directly to notify them of ideas and feedback pertaining to education in Sarasota County.
SARASOTA COUNTY, November 14, 2019 – Three Sarasota County teachers were surprised Thursday, Nov. 14, when they were revealed as finalists for the district’s elementary, middle and high school 2020 Teacher of the Year honors.
SARASOTA COUNTY, November 14, 2019 – The third annual School Showcase is an excellent way for the community to learn more about Sarasota County Schools!
SARASOTA COUNTY, November 13, 2019 – Each year, students are either promoted to the next grade level or retained depending on their Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) score and overall academic performance. Out of the 26,335 students tested last school year, over 17,000 received a score of a 3 or higher on their FSA Reading exam.