Escambia County schools


Helping children in their growth and development

Throughout Escambia County are agencies and organizations that offer services to assist young mothers and their children in their growth and development. Read full story


Sherwood staff brings everyone to table to help students

Targeted interventions in reading, focused parent outreach — including home visits — and training for teachers are part of Principal Larry Knight's plan for improvement at Sherwood Elementary School. Read full story


Helping 5-year-olds make the grade

With new guidelines for kindergarten readiness being rolled out this year, preschool and kindergarten teachers are working both ends of the readiness issue. Read full story


After-school care registration at Escambia Schools starts Monday

After-school care registration at Escambia Schools starts Monday. Get the details here. Read full story


A room full of teachers of the year inspires Patty Hightower

How did a roomful of teachers inspire Escambia School Board member Patty Hightower? Read full story


Gallery: Ernest Ward Middle School Open House

Students, parents wowed at open house to show off the newly reconstructed Ernest Ward Middle School in McDavid. Read full story

Shannon's Window

Shannon’s Window: Career Pathway needs to be our calling

Greater Pensacola Career Pathways needs to be the road less traveled in Northwest Florida — collaborating to build workforce of the future. Read full story

Florida Assessment Standards

Pensacola area superintendents add their voices to testing concerns

Superintendents Malcolm Thomas and Tim Wyrosdick were among a group who raised serious concerns about the Florida Standards Assessment test protocol that students and teachers will face this spring. Read full story

Holiday reunion

A surprise holiday reunion at Scenic Heights Elementary

Scenic Heights Elementary School students were surprised by a visit from their uncle, Ean Van Gemerden, who is home for holidays after two years. Read full story


Escambia School events: concerts, tech news, and BEST Robotics

Escambia School District news and notes include concerts, technology news and a local school competing in a regional robotics tournament. Read full story


How Pensacola Symphony makes music lovers

The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and the Escambia and Santa Rosa school districts are partnered up to bring the classics to fifth graders in the two-county area. Read full story

Guest commentary

Carlan: “We must ensure our community has resources it needs”

Letter from Pensacola Chamber's board president supports renewal of half-cent sales tax for schools

On behalf of the Greater Pensacola Chamber, I would like to share our support for the half-cent sales tax extension related to the proposed construction of three new public schools in Escambia County, Fla. Read full story