Ronald Blocker, Orange County Public School's current superintendent was appointed in 2000. The superintendent is appointed by the school board. Seven elected officers make up the Orange County School Board and are elected every 4 years with no limit on the number of terms a board member can hold.
In 2007, Orange County Public School (OCPS) system was ranked as the 11th largest school district in the United States with over 176,000 students.
With this enrollment, it is no wonder that OCPS is one of Orlando's top employers.
ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOLS:
Within the Orange County Public School system there are:
- 117 Elementary Schools
Kindergarten through Grade 5
- 36 Middle Schools
Grades 6 through 8
- 18 High Schools
Grades 9 through 12
IMPORTANT EDUCATION LINKS:
JOBS & EMPLOYMENT:
With approximately 23,400 employees, the Orange County School System is one of the Orlando area's largest employers. The on-line Employment Services
page lists current job vacancies, information on becoming certified and screening requirements.
To volunteer at an Orange County School, first you will need to fill out the volunteer application
. All potential volunteers will be screened in accordance to the school board policies.