NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:
The Baker County School Board will hold the following public hearing on Monday, February 3, 2020, at the District School Board Meeting Room located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The following School Board Policy will be considered for approval at the public hearing:
The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The documents will be available for review Monday through Friday (8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) at the Superintendent’s Office located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida beginning Tuesday, January 7, 2020. You may also access the document by clicking on the link above.
2020-2021 Controlled Open Enrollment:
Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, each school district’s controlled open enrollment process allows a parent from any school district in the state to apply to enroll his or her child and transport his or her child to any public school that has not reached capacity.
Please see the links below for the Baker County School District Controlled Open Enrollment Plan and COE Application. Window for submitting a COE application: January 27, 2020 - March 13, 2020
Public School Parental Choice Plan
Controlled Open Enrollment Application
Parent may apply for the following Baker County schools:
Baker County Pre-K / Kindergarten Center (Pre-K - Kindergarten)
Macclenny Elementary School (First - Third Grade)
Westside Elementary School (First - Third Grade)
Keller Intermediate School (Fourth - Fifth Grade)
Baker County Middle School (Sixth - Eighth Grade)
Baker County High School (Ninth - Twelfth Grade)
Family Empowerment Scholarship Notification:
Pursuant to section 1002.394(6), Florida Statutes, all households within our district receiving free or reduced priced meals may be eligible to participate in the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program. Please visit the Florida Department of Education webpage at www.fldoe.org/FES for more information.
Please contact Susan Voorhees, by phone, 904-259-6776, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain information about the scholarship.
ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program:
The Baker County School District would like to say a very special "THANK YOU" to R.H. Davis Oil Company and the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program for the donation of $5,500 to our schools for the 2018-19 school year!! Through our amazing 18 year partnership nearly $100,000 has been donated to the Baker County School District. We greatly appreciate their support and generosity in providing funding to enhance educational opportunities in the areas of science and math!
FortifyFL Suspicious Activity Reporting App:
FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials. For more information, you may visit the FortifyFL website by clicking on the following link. https://getfortifyfl.com/
Lock Your Meds Campaign:
The Lock Your Meds® campaign, created by the National Family Partnership, is a universal prevention campaign intended to save lives by preventing prescription drug abuse, which is the fastest growing substance abuse problem in America. Did you know that 67% of abused medications come from family and friends, not a stranger/drug dealer or the internet? Lock Your Meds® encourages people to secure and take regular inventory of their medication so it doesn't fall into the wrong hands. Many adults may be unintentional suppliers and awareness is the key to ending this preventable epidemic. Click HERE for campaign resources
The Baker County School District Mission and Vision Statements:
Gold Business Partners
Baker County Medical Services, Inc.
First Federal Bank of Florida
Margaret L. Romeo, DMD PA
ValuTeachers (Bobby & Janice Hancock)
Vystar Credit Union
Silver Business Partners
Country Financial Credit Union
Florida Power & Light
George C. Weeks, DDS PA
McDonald's of Macclenny
St. Thomas University Online
It is the policy of the Baker County School District that all of its students and employees have an educational and work setting that is free from harassment and bullying of any kind. The District will not tolerate bullying or harassment of any type. More here...
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