Live & Play In Pasco County: Education

Pasco County Schools

Pasco County Schools provides access to a well-rounded curriculum to maximize personalized learning, including the arts, world languages, physical education, fitness and nutrition,  science, social studies, English language arts, mathematics and technology, as well as innovative career-technical programs. Students are afforded many opportunities to engage in hands-on, collaborative and project-based learning.

Including charter schools, 89 schools made up the Pasco County School system during the 2015-2016 school year including:

  • 13 high schools
  • 15 middle schools
  • 47 elementary schools
  • 10 Charter schools (K-8)
  • 3 Educational Centers
  • 1 Virtual School (K-12)

Students attending Pasco County schools have the opportunity to participate in challenging academic programs including, theInternational Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Enrollment (DE) courses, the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education Program (AICE), Career Academies, and more. 

Pasco County Schools participate in School Choice, which allows Pasco County students to attend a public school outside their assigned boundary area or a public school in a neighboring county, as long as the requested school is not critically overcrowded.

For more information about Pasco County Schools download a copy of The Family Guide to Pasco County Schools, or visit the Back to School/Newcomer Guide on the Pasco County Schools website.

Visit the Pasco County Schools website

Pasco County Private Schools

East Pasco

  • Darby Christian Academy (K-12)
  • East Pasco Adventist Academy (PK-10)
  • Gospel Assembly Christian School (K-12)
  • Heritage Academy (PK-8)
  • Little Peoples Christian Daycare/Academy (PK-10)
  • New L.E.A.P.S. Academy (K-8)
  • Saddlebrook Preparatory School (3-12)
  • Saint Anthony Catholic School (K-8)
  • The Broach School Zephyrhills (K-12)
  • Zephyrhills Christian Academy (K-12)

Central Pasco

  • Academy at the Lakes (PK-12)
  • Center Academy-Lutz (4-12)
  • Faith Baptist Academy (PK-12)
  • Florida Freedom Academy LLC (K-12)
  • Inspire School of Music and the Arts (PK-12)
  • Land O' Lakes Christian School (PK-12)

West Pasco

  • Adventist Christian Academy (K-8) 
  • Beacon of Hope Online Schoolhouse and High School (K-11)
  • Bishop Larkin Catholic School (PK-8)
  • Bishop McLaughlin High School (9-12)
  • Christian Crossings Academy (K-5)
  • Elfers Christian School (PK-12)
  • Esther's School Inc New Port Richey (K-12)
  • Esther's School-Hudson (K-12)
  • Fellowship Baptist Academy (PK-12)
  • First Christian Academy (PK-6)
  • Florida Academy OF Excellence Inc. (K-12)
  • Genesis Preparatory of Florida (6-12)
  • Genesis School (PK-05)
  • Grace Christian of Pasco (K-12)
  • Hope Ranch Learning Academy (K-12)
  • Millennium Academy (K-12)
  • Service Learning School Inc. (PK-12)
  • Raintree Christian Academy (K-8)
  • Web of Wisdom LLC (9-12)
  • World of Knowledge a Montessori School (PK-8)


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Tom Ryan
Economic Development Manager

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Toll free: (888) 60-PASCO | (888-607-2726)
Telephone: (813) 926-0827 ext. 228
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