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  • » Superintendent Dr. Leslie Ricciardelli attended Lake Park Elementary, Gulfview Middle, and graduated from Naples High School.

  • » A new CCPS elementary school will open in Ave Maria in August 2026.

  • » A new CCPS elementary school will open in North Naples in August 2025.

  • » Artificial turf is the playing surface on all our high school stadium athletic fields.

  • » School districts are required to obtain parental consent for any deviation – nickname or preferred name – from the use of a child’s legal name in school.

  • » Districts must require signed parent or guardian permission forms before a student is allowed to participate in school-sponsored events, activities, and supplemental programs.

  • » All first-year CCPS teachers are assigned a school-based mentor.

  • » Pathways to Enhanced Health provides free bloodwork, preventative screenings, and wellness consultations for employees.

  • » Missing two days a month (18 days a year) means a student misses 10% of the school year.

  • » CCPS offers a wide range of financial wellness resources for its employees and their families.

  • » CCPS students performing in bands, choruses and orchestras consistently receive “Superior” ratings at District and State Music Performance Assessments.

  • » 100% of CCPS elementary school students engage in music classes in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

  • » Our middle schools have boys and girls athletic teams in five sports: basketball, cross country, soccer, track, and volleyball.

  • » CCPS offers 17 high school varsity sports for fall, winter, and spring competition.

  • » The CCPS Alumni Association offers free lifetime membership to all graduates in order to connect back to our schools and current students.


  • REVEALING FACTS



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  • DISPELLING MYTHS

    Dispelling Myths

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  • DISTRICT FAST FACTS

    50,000
    STUDENTS
    63
    SCHOOLS
    115th
    LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN U.S.
    5,294,133
    MEALS SERVED YEARLY
    6,200,000
    MILES TRAVELED YEARLY BY SCHOOL BUSES
    107
    LANGUAGES & DIALECTS SPOKEN BY STUDENTS
    54%
    STUDENTS FROM NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING HOMES
    64%
    STUDENTS RECEIVE FREE & REDUCED LUNCH
    54,000
    DISTRICT COMPUTERS
    7,000
    DISTRICT EMPLOYEES