As a participant in the National School Lunch Program, the Duval County Public School system provides both breakfast and lunch meals for students. Costs are as follows: breakfast is $1.00; elementary lunch is $1.60; secondary breakfast is $1.25; secondary lunch is $2.10; reduced breakfast is $0.30 and lunch is $0.40; adult breakfast is $2.00 and lunch is $3.00; and extra milk is $.30. Free and reduced price meals are available to eligible students. Call 732-5145 for more information. Click here for Food Services
High School Graduation Requirements
Beginning with the 2003-04 school year, all students scheduled to graduate in 2004 and thereafter may select one of the three graduation options; the traditional 24-credit track or choose from two other options recently approved by the state legislature. Students are encouraged to consider their post-secondary education or career plan goals when selecting an option.
Students who wish to try out for school athletic teams need to submit a Duval County Pre-Participation Sports Physical Form before they may participate. The form may be filled out by your child’s healthcare provider. You may pick up a copy at the school or download the Physical Form
Visit our athletic website for more information.
The Code of Conduct includes the General Code of Appearance. Duval County Public Schools implemented a mandatory uniform policy in school year 1999-2000 for all elementary and middle school students. Uniforms include navy blue, khaki and/or white pants, shorts, skirts, jumpers, skorts, collared shirts, blouses, sweatshirts, turtlenecks, and sweaters. All attire must be plain, without insignia, except for Duval County public schools logos. Belts must be worn with items containing belt loops, and proper shoes are required. Students who opt out from the policy are expected to adhere to General Code of Appearance guidelines, which prohibit the wearing of items, such as, open-back shoes, see-through garments, and clothing displaying profanity or sexually suggestive phrases. Refer to your child’s school for uniform requirements/enforcement procedures. The DCPS Codes of Student Conduct are provided in the Adobe Acrobat .pdf file. If you do not have Acrobat Reader, click here for a FREE download.
Community Education Programs
Duval County has long been recognized as a leader throughout the state for its innovative community education programs. These programs include: extended day services at 83 elementary schools, “Team Up” after-school activities at all middle and some elementary schools, “Graduation Initiative” at all high schools, summer camps, and evening classes in a variety of fun and educational topics. To learn more about these programs, contact the Community Education Department at 858-6080.