Quick Facts

Our Numbers
  • Enrollment: 14,324  (Sept. 2017)
  • Per Pupil Expenditure: $11,455
  • Operating Budget: $141.3 million
  • Number of Schools: 18
    (11 elementary, 4 middle, 3 high)
    (2 new schools to open in Sept. 2018)
  • Student to Computer Ratio: 1.5 to 1
  • Business and community partnerships: 126

Our Graduates

  • Students to post-secondary education: 78%
  • AP, Dual-Credit and Honor courses: 68
  • SAT Scores:
    Reading & Writing = 522
    Mathematics = 489

Our Students

  • Black/African American: 56.1%
  • White: 35.1%
  • Identify Self as Multi-Ethnic: 6.1%
  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Eligible for Free & Reduced Price Meals: 47%

Our Employees

  • Number of Licensed Professional Staff: 1,178
  • Starting Teacher Salary: $40,677
  • Number of Support Staff: 842

 

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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