Baker County Public Schools


Baker County Public Schools


Welcome to the Baker County School District..."Where Children Are First"! We're very proud of our educational leaders, teachers and non-instructional employees who are dedicated to providing a safe, quality education to our 4,624 students. We have 6 schools in our county that all have instructional programs promoting the individual growth and success of our students. The outstanding support we receive from our businesses and community greatly enhances our system. Parental involvement is encouraged in our district and significantly promotes our students' success. The Baker County school system includes two elementary schools (K-3), a center for fourth and fifth grades, a sixth grade center, a middle school (7-8), a high school (9-12), and an alternative school. Thirty-five percent of the counties in Florida are fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Baker County has achieved this accreditation! The high school and middle school have full-time band teachers. All of the schools have full time physical education teachers, media specialists and guidance counselors. Community and adult educational programs are also offered by the school district. A branch of Lake City Community College is located in Macclenny. Florida Community College and Lake City Community College are only 35 minutes away. Higher education opportunities lie nearby at Jacksonville’s University of North Florida, Jacksonville University, and Edward Waters College. The University of Florida is located in Gainesville only 45 minutes away. Baker County is one of Florida’s First Coast counties located in Northeast Florida, only a short distance from the Jacksonville beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. The county borders the state of Georgia, is 140 miles from the Florida Capital in Tallahassee, and 45 miles from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Mission Statement

Our system's focus is to work together to achieve academic excellence. A safe, quality school system is essential for students, employees and our community. Each student in our system is provided the safest and best education possible.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The employment policies of the Baker County School District shall be applied to all qualified applicants in a sense of equity without regards to race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, handicap, age or religion. Preference in appointment will be given to veterans and spouses of veterans.

Baker County Public Schools

270 SOUTH BLVD E, MACCLENNY, FL 32063-2538