SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think! Please take a few minutes to complete the Family Survey posted on the homepage of the district website, https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/family-survey/. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Family Survey offered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole Student Survey for Grades 3-12 The window for the Spring surveys will open on Monday, April 8th, and close on Friday, April 19th. English – SPRING FAMILY SURVEY – Assessment & Accountability (stlucie.k12.fl.us) Spanish – SPRING Encuesta familiar de las escuelas públicas de St. Lucie Haitian … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child who receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event will be held on April 10 from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Fort Pierce Central High School Cafetorium. CALL 429-HELP(4357) TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY. SIGN-UP EVENT IS PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. NO WALK-INS.

Celebrating the SLPS Schools of Excellence

Congratulations to our Schools of Excellence; Fairlawn Elementary School, Morningside Elementary, Palm Pointe K-8 Educational Research School, and Mosaic Digital Academy! The State Board of Education designates a school as a School of Excellence if the school’s percentage of possible points earned in its school grade calculation is in the 80th percentile or higher for schools comprised of the same grade groupings (elementary, middle, high, and combination) for at least two of the last three school years.

Important Information about the Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, there will be a solar eclipse viewable locally from approximately 1:45 pm to 4:15 pm. In our area, approximately 50% of the sun will be blocked. The day of the eclipse is a great learning opportunity for students and adults, but it can be dangerous to the eyes if proper care is not taken.  Therefore, we must establish precautions for the safety and protection of students and employees. Any outdoor teacher-directed lessons to view the eclipse must utilize approved safety eyewear for all students and must be principal/district-approved.  Parent permission forms will be sent home for these outdoor lessons. Please speak with … Read More

WLX Horizon Weekly

   WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for new episodes of Community Connection with Sean Boyle and Ashley Mock and their … Read More

McKinney Vento on Capitol Hill

District Homeless Liaison, Kylee Fuhr, and Student Assignment Coordinator, Kandiss Moore, passionately advocated for students experiencing homelessness during their recent visit to Washington DC. Their advocacy efforts involved productive meetings with dedicated staff from both the offices of Brian Mast and Marco Rubio. The focal points of their discussions centered on the profound impact of the McKinney Vento Act, emphasizing the critical need for sustained legislative support and funding for this essential bill. Kylee illuminated the transformative power of the McKinney Vento Act by recounting poignant success stories from our very own SLPS McKinney Vento students. Through her compelling narrative, … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child who receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event will be held on March 27, 5 PM – 7 PM at the Samuel S. Gaines Cafetorium CALL 429-HELP(4357) TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY. SIGN-UP EVENT IS PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. NO WALK-INS.

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child that receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event will be held on March 13, 5 PM – 7 PM at the Port St. Lucie High School Media Center, 1201 S.E. Lennard Road, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952 Comcast providers will be on-site to answer any questions … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child that receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event is RSVP ONLY and will be held on February 28, 5 PM – 7:30 PM at the Treasure Coast High School Gymnasium, 1000 SW Darwin Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 34953 Comcast providers will be on-site to answer … Read More

Upcoming Dates for 8th Graders

UPCOMING DATES FOR 8th GRADERS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12th Families will be notified of high school assignments through an automated phone call using Skyward contact information. WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19th During the school day, 8th graders will receive their 9th grade course selection sheet or link to the online form and watch a video with course selection and graduation requirement information. FEBRUARY 22nd Open House at 5:30 pm at student’s assigned high school. Students who do not know their assigned high school should contact their middle school counselor. FEBRUARY 28th Return course selection sheet or submit the completed online form. … Read More

WLX Horizon Weekly

WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for new episodes of Community Connection with Sean Boyle and Ashley Mock and their … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child that receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event is RSVP ONLY and will be held on February 28, 5 PM – 7:30 PM at the Treasure Coast High School Gymnasium, 1000 SW Darwin Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 34953 Comcast providers will be on-site to answer … Read More

Education’s Shining Stars Announced!

Broadcast on Saturday, February 3rd, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) and the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County announced this year’s line-up of educational superstars. Lindsey Laurino from St. Lucie West K-8 took top honors as St. Lucie Public School’s Teacher of the Year. Joining her in the winner’s category were School Related Employee of the Year, Amelia Scott from Lakewood Park Elementary; Distinguished Minority Educator of the Year, Clifton Robinson from Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies; and Outstanding First Year Teacher Katlyn McCue from Palm Pointe Research School at Tradition. Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince said, “All … Read More

SLPS Celebrates Black History Month with Contests for Students and Educators

Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida Encourage Students and Educators to Participate in 2024 Black History Month Contests About the Student Art Contest The Black History Month Student Art Contest is open to all Kindergarten through third-grade students in Florida. Each student will submit original, two-dimensional artwork based on this year’s theme. Four statewide winners will be selected for the month, and each winner will receive a $100 gift card for school supplies and a one-year pass to Florida State Parks. About the Student Essay Contest The Black History Month Student Essay Contest is open to all fourth through … Read More

SLPS Breaks Ground on New Fort Pierce Westwood Academy High School

On Friday, January 19, St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent, School Board Members, and special guests broke ground on the site of the new Fort Pierce Westwood Academy High School.   Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince was joined by Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, Board Vice Chairman Jack Kelly, and Board Members Dr. Donna Mills, Jennifer Richardson, and Troy Ingersoll. Several notable guest speakers and community members were in attendance including Deputy Superintendent Dr. Helen Wild, Principal David Alfonso, former Superintendent Mr. E. Wayne Gent, former Board Member Dr. Samuel S. Gaines, County Commissioner Cathy Townsend, and Fort Pierce Mayor Linda Hudson … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

  Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child that receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event is RSVP ONLY and will be held on January 20, 9 AM – 1 PM at the Samuel S. Gaines Academy Auditorium, 2250 S. Jenkins Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34947 Interactive Activities Include: Comcast providers will be … Read More

WXL Horizon Weekly

 WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for WLX Horizon’s first episode of Night of the Stars, … Read More

SLPS HBCU/HSI College Fair

St. Lucie Public Schools will hold their annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic Serving Institutions College Fair at the Havert L. Fenn Center on January 25, 2024. This fair will host representatives from HBCU/HSI colleges who will provide information and direction to prospective students. WHEN: Thursday, January 25, 2024 | 9 AM – 12 PM WHERE: Havert L. Fenn Center, 2000 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34982

St. Lucie Public Schools Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is now available for incoming Kindergartners, 6th graders who are not enrolled in a K8, and new students to the District. ROUND ONE | January 2-31 ROUND TWO | March 1-31 Visit Student Assignment for additional information and enroll today!