Create life-long learners prepared for an ever-changing global society.District Vision Statement
Volusia County Schools will ignite a passion for learning in all students to be productive citizens.District Mission Statement
Volusia County School Board
Volusia County, located in the heart of the beautiful east coast of Florida, is a rapidly growing, progressive area. Sixteen municipalities make up the county, with Daytona Beach, DeLand, Deltona, Ormond Beach and Port Orange as the largest metropolitan areas. The county is conveniently located for easy access to major cities such as Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami.
Volusia County's 496,950 residents are engaged in a variety of occupations, including tourism, farming, light industry, education, government and the professions.
Volusia County's public school system is equally rich in what it offers. With nearly 63,000 students and approximately 7,800 employees, the system is the state's thirteenth largest school district and the largest employer in the county. More than half of the district's employees are skilled teachers, all of whom are state-certified. Approximately 43 percent of instructional staff hold master's degrees, educational specialist degrees or doctorate degrees.
People who live and work in the county have a multitude of educational and cultural experiences and opportunities to explore. Families and individuals of all interests, backgrounds and abilities have access to an array of enriching learning opportunities.
Volusia County offers higher educational options through Daytona State College, the University of Central Florida, Bethune-Cookman University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Keiser College, Stetson University and Nova Southeastern University.