Back to School 2021
This upcoming school year will look a lot different than what we're used to, and we want you to know we're here to offer support. Whether you're starting with virtual learning, taking the leap into homeschooling or sending your kids back to their school buildings, we're here for you. Stay up-to-date with the latest on how Jacksonville-area school districts are handling their COVID-19 Back to School plans with these helpful links:
Go back to schoolwith Jacksonville Mom
Welcome to the Jacksonville Mom Guide to Back to School! Explore everything from lunch hacks, tips and tricks, shopping and supply lists. Don't forget to download our First Day of School free printable, too, we're all hopeful this will be a year to remember — in a good way!
Helpful Links for Local Schools
It can be tough to juggle different bus schedules, school start times and figuring out what's for lunch—so we've done it for you. Tap any of the icons below to find your county's school hours and calendars, bus routes, and their daily menus.
St. John's County
Back to School Tips & Tricks
Your kids may be super excited to head to school…or they may not. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Our moms cover all the best school tips, tricks, and traditions to start to make this year the best school year yet. Looking for lunch ideas? Be sure to explore our school lunch page for the best ideas for school-aged kiddos.
Easy School Lunch Ideas
From lunch hacks to unexpected ingredients—our bloggers share their favorite ways to make packing school lunches a little less of a chore. Find ideas for simple lunches, make ahead-of-time grab and go lunches, the best lunch containers we’ve tested, and even the best leak-proof water bottles. Looking for more tips and tricks? Be sure to check out our Pinterest page, too.
Guide to Child Care, Preschools, & Schools in Jacksonville
We are frequently asked about education programs and recommendations for child care, preschools and schools in the Jacksonville area and are thrilled to provide this Guide resource to help your family from child care to preschool, elementary to high school, private to public, charter schools and more!
Jacksonville Moms and COVID-19
To help the whole family get ready for the new school year, we’ve put together this handy dandy events guide that includes back to school parties, supply drives and giveaways, health fairs, consignment sales, and information on tax-free weekend in Florida. To see all of August’s events in and around town, take a look at the calendar and keep checking back here as we continue to update this list!