The Holmes County School Board will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at the Holmes District School Board Office and travel to the following locations for the purpose of school walk-throughs:

GAP (Graduation Assistance Program)


Ponce de Leon High (lunch at 11:30)

Ponce de Leon Elementary    


August 31, 2022

FortifyFL is an anonymous reporting app for suspicious activity at school that links the user directly to the school district and law enforcement. By accessing FortifyFL, students can provide a description of the threat, share pics and videos, and optionally submit their contact information.  We encourage students to “see something, say something” to help keep our schools safe.


However, please be aware that according to Florida Statute 943.082,  following an investigation if it is determined that a person KNOWINGLY submitted a false tip through FortifyFL, the Internet protocol (IP) address of the device on which the tip was submitted will be provided to law enforcement agencies for further investigation. The reporting party may be subject to criminal penalties under s. 837.05. In all other circumstances, the report will remain anonymous. unless the reporting party has chosen to disclose his or her identity.

Holmes County School Board will be adopting and revising school board policies at the regular school board meeting on September 27th, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. A hearing for the public for input on proposed changes will be held at 5:05 p.m. on Monday, September 26th, 2022 at the Holmes County School Board Office. A copy of the policies to be adopted or revised may be reviewed at the Holmes County School Board Office Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., except advertised holidays.
Device Pick-up for Full-time Holmes Virtual School Students:
August 4 & 5
August 8-12
8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m. each day except Friday (8:15 a.m.-12 noon)

HDSB District Office
701 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Bonifay
Media Center--Door #7

Devices will be given out by appointment only. Use the following link to schedule an appointment:
We encourage parents to download and complete the device agreement form prior to arrival.

We will also be offering an optional device protection plan that covers accidental damage. The fee is $20 and may be paid by cash, cashier's check, or money order. No personal checks will be accepted. Cashier's checks or money orders should be made payable to Holmes District School Board.

The Holmes County School Board will be adopting and revising the 2022-23 Code of Student Conduct at the regular school board meeting on July 26, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. A hearing for the public for input on proposed changes will be held at 5:00 p.m. on July 26, 2022 at the Holmes County School Board Office. A copy of the proposed Code of Student Conduct may be reviewed at the Holmes County School Board Office Monday-Thursday from 7:00 a.m. until 4:15 p.m., except advertised holidays.






We are pleased to inform you that Holmes County Schools will continue to implement the option available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for School Year 2022-23.
Schools that participate in the CEP are able to provide healthy breakfasts and lunches each day at no charge for ALL students enrolled in that CEP school during the 2022-23 school year. All Holmes County Schools are participating schools.  
For additional information, click the Related Files link below.

The Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program makes homeownership more affordable by providing down payment and closing cost assistance to income-qualified, first-time homebuyers who are frontline community workers.  More than 50 professions may be eligible for this assistance.  Click the Related Files link below or visit to view the eligibility categories and get more information.

Holmes District School Board

Public Input Meeting for Project Awards

May 25, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.

Located at 701 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Bonifay, FL  32425

IDEA, Part B – These funds are allocated for the support of special projects which will contribute to the solution of persisting state-wide needs in the education of exceptional students.

IDEA, Part B – Preschool Entitlement – These funds are allocated to provide special education and related services to students with disabilities aged three through five.

Title I, Part A (Title 1 Basic) program provides services to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families be able to offer high-quality education that will enable all children to meet, at a minimum, proficiency levels on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.

Title I, Part C – These funds are allocated to provide services to migratory students who are failing or at risk of failing to mee the State’s challenging content and academic achievement standards and whose education has been interrupted during the regular school year.

Title II, Part A – Teacher and Principal Training/Recruiting – This program’s purpose is to improve teacher and principal quality and increase the number of highly qualified teachers and principals.

Title IV, Part A – Student Support and Academic Enrichment – This program will support district developed services and activities geared toward providing all students an enriched educational experience.

Title V, Part B, Subpart 2 – Rural Education Achievement Program – These funds are allocated to provide additional support to rural or low-income districts.