Alachua County Public Schools


Alachua County Public Schools


Welcome to the Alachua County Public School District located in scenic and vibrant Gainesville, Florida. Alachua County Schools is an exciting and wonderful place to work! We boast 25 elementary schools, 8 middle/junior high schools, 7 high schools, and 5 center schools. Currently, we employ approximately 4,000 employees in numerous departments. We offer a variety of challenging and rewarding employment opportunities. We invite you to come see what we have to offer! Alachua County is a great place to live, work, and play! We're located in the North Central part of Florida, 85 miles from the Georgia state line, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. Alachua County encompasses 965 square miles and includes the municipalities of Archer, Alachua, Cross Creek, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High Springs, LaCrosse, Melrose, Micanopy, Newberry, Waldo, and Windsor. The County has an estimated year round population of 191,000, including 40,000 University of Florida students. In Gainesville, and the surrounding areas, you can explore the beautiful rivers & lakes, cool natural springs and unspoiled wilderness parks of an exquisite sub-tropical region. Easy US Interstate-75 access puts visitors less than a 30-minute drive from cycling, canoeing, hiking, camping, bird-watching and fishing, and within a 2 hours drive to major theme parks and cultural attractions throughout Central Florida. Gainesville and the nearby towns offer outstanding art & antique shopping, dining and accommodations. For more great information about Gainesville, Florida, visit: For more great information about Alachua County, Florida, visit: Come find all you're looking for with Alachua County Public Schools!

Mission Statement

The Alachua Country School Board's comprehensive goal is to provide an excellent education to students and educate responsible citizens able to live productive lives in a democratic society.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Alachua County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), marital status, disability (Section 504/ADA), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics or legally-protected characteristics in its educational programs and activities.

Alachua County Public Schools