Quick Facts

Our Numbers

  • Enrollment:   13,759  (Feb. 2021)
  • Operating Budget:   $161.2 million
  • Number of Schools:   21
    (11 elementary, 5 middle, 3 high, College and Career Academy at Pruden, Turlington Woods School )
  • Student to Computer Ratio:   1:1
  • Business and community partnerships:   164
  • AP, Dual-Credit & Honors courses:   43 

Our Graduates

  • Students to post-secondary education:   73%
  • Class of 2021 Scholarships:   $11.3 million
  • Class of 2019 Community Service:   
    *Waived due to COVID-19

Our Students

  • Black/African American: 56%
  • White: 30%
  • Identify Self as Multi-Ethnic: 6%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Eligible for Free & Reduced Price Meals: 100%
    *students eat free due to community eligibility provisions

Our Employees

  • Number of Licensed Professional Staff:   1,227
  • Starting Teacher Salary:   $45,000
  • Average Years of Teaching Experience:   15
  • Licensed Staff with Degrees beyond Bachelors:   58%
  • Number of Support Staff:   838


Our Vision ...  
The vision of Suffolk Public Schools is that all students will become life-long learners equipped with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to succeed as productive citizens in a local, national and global society.

Our Mission
To partner with the community
To provide an effective educational experience
To prepare every student to find success in our complex society

School Board Goals for 2018-2023:

1- Ensure all students demonstrate academic growth and acquire skills to become productive citizens.
2- Ensure all students learn in a supportive, safe and nurturing environment.
3- Maintain efficient, effective and accountable management of operations and resources.
4- Attract, develop and retain high quality and diverse staff.
5 - Strengthen family engagement and community investment.


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