Highlights and fundamental facts about the School District of Manatee County regarding the 2021-2022 school year starting Tuesday, August 10, 2021:
47 traditional public schools (31 elementary, 9 middle, 7 high schools)
3 Non-Traditional Public Schools
- Palm View K-8
- Louise R. Johnson K-8 School of International Studies
- Horizons Academy
13 charter schools
Manatee Technical College – Three campuses: (Main on S.R. 70; West on 34th St. W. in Bradenton; East on Lakewood Ranch Blvd.)
Projected Student Enrollment For The Manatee District:
50,953 – Approximate projected student enrollment (VPK through 12th grade)
Number of Employees:
6,631 - Approximate number of employees (including short-term and part-time employees)
Number of Teachers and Paraprofessionals:
2,897 – Approximate number of Teachers.
698 – Approximate number of Paraprofessionals
3,595 – Approximate total of Teachers and Paraprofessionals
Total Projected Budget:
$1,053,806,564 billion (all funds based on current projections)
Food and Nutrition Services:
291,000 – Approximate number of meals served during the summer.
6,706,603– Approximate number of meals served during the 2020-2021 School Year
11,000 – Approximate number of students who “Registered to Ride” a school bus for this year.
112 – Approximate number of Bus Drivers to start the school year.
133 – Number of Routes for school opening (routes have been consolidated for 2021-22 opening)
109 – Approximate number of Bus Attendants (routes have been consolidated for 2021-22 opening)
10,000 - Approximate number of miles driven daily.
Parents: Please check the Parent Portal for the most up-to-date information to see which bus your child is assigned.
District Presently looking to hire Drivers & Attendants - https://careers.manateeschools.net
COVID-19 Related Supplies (in addition to what is already in our schools):
50,000 – Approximate number of cloth masks in inventory.
20,200 – Approximate number of disposable masks in inventory.
5,675 – Approximate number of gallons of hand sanitizer in inventory
3,416 – Approximate number of cases of wipes in inventory.
106 – Approximate number of boxes of large gloves in inventory
254 – Approximate number of boxes of medium gloves in inventory
348 – Approximate number of boxes of small gloves in inventory
329 – Approximate number of cases of soap in inventory (400 cases on order)