Seminole County Public Schools
The CIty of Longwood is part of the Seminole County Public Schools system. Parents should enroll school-age children as soon as they arrive in Longwood. Register your child at the school he or she will attend. To determine the appropriate school(s), visit Seminole County Public Schools website.
The mission of the Seminole County Public Schools is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be successful in adult life. Through the cooperative efforts of the teachers, school staff, parents, and students, every child attending SCPS can meet or exceed the Florida Sunshine State Standards, established by the Florida Department of Education.
SCPS was rated an "A" district by the Florida Department of Education for 2018. SCPS has been rated an "A" district for 18 of the 19-year history of the program.
Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) is the 12th largest school district in Florida and is 60th nationally with more than 67,000 students and 10,000 employees. SCPS is a leader in education throughout Central Florida and the State and is widely recognized as a Premier National School District. It boasts the following points of pride:
- SCPS Grad Rate for 2020-2021 was 95.5%, 1st out of all Central Florida districts, 1st out of the 17 largest districts, & 3rd highest out of all Florida districts
- That’s 5.4% above the State Average of 90.1%
- SCPS 2019 High School SAT scores exceeded the state average for the 43rd consecutive year
- The graduating class of 2021 earned more than $48 million in Scholarships
- 15,110 AP Exams were given during the 2020-2021 school year with a 59.8% pass rate
- SCPS ranked #1 in the State in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
- SCPS is one of the top districts in the State in Calculus & Physics enrollment
- SCPS named #5 best school district in Florida by Niche for 2022
- SCPS is a proud member of the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital Promise
- SCPS has been awarded a $1 Million Re-Think Award by XQ: The Super School Project to help fund its problem-solving high school concept PSI High
- SCPS was the only district in Florida to receive this award
- SCPS has been named the 1st Full Immersion Computer Science Lighthouse District in Florida by Code To The Future
- SCPS recognized by EDWeek Magazine for Gifted Education
Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) consists of 37 Elementary Schools, 12 Middle Schools, nine High Schools, six Special Centers, and our Seminole Virtual School. Additionally, there are four Charter Schools in Seminole County.
Every school within the District offers art, music, physical education, and technology instruction. As well as a guidance counselor, district social workers, psychologists, and school nurses. Also, elementary schools offer morning and/or after-school child care programs, as well as full-day child care on Student Non-Attendance days and during the summer.
If you are new to the district, all of the information you need to get acquainted with the Seminole County School System is contained on their Newcomers Information Page.
Up-to-date calendars for Seminole County Public Schools.
If you would like more information about education in general you can visit the Florida Department of Education.