School District of Clay County


School District of Clay County


Welcome to Clay County District Schools! We are an A-rated, mid-sized, suburban public school district serving the fastest growing county in Florida! Nestled throughout 601 picturesque square-miles of Northeast Florida, Clay County District Schools has 27 elementary schools, six junior high schools, seven high schools, two alternative programs, and one K-12 virtual school. Our schools serve Orange Park, Middleburg, Green Cove Springs, Fleming Island, Penney Farms, Clay Hill, Oakleaf, and Keystone Heights. A variety of programs across the district allow our nearly 39,000 students to discover endless possibilities for success. The variety of programs offered students affords Clay County educators a range of instructional opportunities and avenues for professional growth and development. Beyond our school campuses, Clay County is home to 29 parks and over 35 miles of hiking and biking trails. Bordered by Jacksonville to the north and the St. Johns River on the east, Clay County is within easy driving distance of St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, Orlando, and Gainesville, thus affording residents numerous cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities. If you believe education should be student-driven, data-informed, and standards-aligned to empower ALL students to discover endless possibilities for success, apply today to #LiveWorkPlayOneClay!

Mission Statement

Clay County District Schools exist to prepare life-long learners for success in a global and competitive workplace and acquire applicable life skills. Our mission is to work collaboratively with all community members to provide a public education experience that is motivating, challenging, and rewarding for all children. We will increase student achievement by providing students with learning opportunities that are rigorous, relevant, and applicable to the world they live in today and the world they will build in the future. We will ensure a working and learning environment built upon honesty, integrity, and respect that cultivates and preserves a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will maximize student and staff potential through these values, promote individual responsibility, and create a space where everyone can discover endless possibilities for success.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The School District of Clay County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, age, national origin or disability. Employment of personnel in Clay County is in compliance with Federal and State Laws regarding nondiscrimination and preference. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Any person who believes he/she may need reasonable accommodations during the application, testing or interview process should notify the appropriate department or school office in advance.

School District of Clay County