Equity Statement

The Columbia County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability or marital status in its educational programs, services or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. The Columbia County School District is required by Title IX and its regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. The district also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.

Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment of all types including sexual harassment or assault may be sent to:

Hope Jernigan, Columbia County School District Equity and Title IX Coordinator 372 West Duval Street Lake City, FL 32055 (386) 755-8015 jerniganh@columbiak12.com

School Choice/Home Education

Meg Haley, Coordinator Choice Education Phone # 386-755-8000 Ext. 1135 haleym@columbiak12.com


School Choice- Open Enrollment for 2023-2024

Columbia County Schools will be accepting applications for student school choice controlled open enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year, March 16, 2023 through May 1, 2023. Enrollment forms are available on our district website, www.columbiak12.com or in person at the County Office.

The following schools are eligible for open enrollment:

Five Points Elementary

Ft. White High School

Melrose Park Elementary

Richardson Sixth Grade Academy

Niblack Elementary

Summers Elementary

Parents will be notified by mail after May 15, 2023, regarding the status of their application.