Okeechobee County Public Schools


Okeechobee County Public Schools


At Okeechobee County Schools, we believe that all students can learn and that teachers are integral in igniting the passion for learning. We teach in order to better the lives of children and help them reach their potential. We see the possibilities that exist for our students and are devoted to helping them excel. Okeechobee County Schools is a public school system, serving grades PreK-12, located in a close-knit community that is as charming as it is welcoming. We enjoy outstanding relationships with our students and their families, as well as the community. Not only do our classrooms have the latest in technological resources and curricular materials, but our teachers receive an unparalleled level of support. At Okeechobee County Schools, we understand that excellence is only possible through teamwork and we are always looking for outstanding, dedicated professionals to join us.

Mission Statement

Okeechobee County Schools - Achieving Excellence It is the mission of the Okeechobee County School District to prepare every student to enter college or technical training without need of remedial instruction and/or enter the job market at a level significantly above minimum wage. All students will also be instilled with knowledge of the democratic process and possess the attitudes and values necessary to function as productive members of society.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Okeechobee County School Board is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination on basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran's status is prohibited. Any person who believes he/she may need reasonable accommodations during the application, testing or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (863) 462-5000, Ext. 1022.

Okeechobee County Public Schools

700 SW 2ND AVE, OKEECHOBEE, FL 34974-5117