School District of Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Florida

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). School District of Palm Beach County. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 10th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $41k

    starting salary

    updated 04/28/2020
  • $78k

    max salary

    updated 04/28/2020
  • state only awards annual contracts.

    years to tenure

    updated 08/31/2020
  • 179

    days in student
    school year

    updated 04/16/2019
  • 196

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 08/31/2020
  • 194,172


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 11,648


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 59%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 03/20/2019
  • District is operating under an expired contract.
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with both AFT and NEA.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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