Established in 1934, P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School is a public school district affiliated with the University of Florida and located on its campus. The school serves approximately 1150 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.
The school is designed as a special school district under Florida Department of Education funding and is given the responsibility to develop innovative solutions to educational concerns in the state and to disseminate successful instructional programs to other school districts.
Mission: to design, test, and disseminate best practices in K-12 education through serving a diverse student community.
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In order to enact the school's mission, P.K. Yonge requires a student population that approximates the demographic composition of the student age population of the State as a whole. The Admissions policy of P.K. Yonge is established with this goal as the objective. The school reserves the right to modify the admissions policy in response to changes in requirements by the State, University, or its auditors to meet the requirements of a specific research study, or to implement a specific research study.
About Philip Keyes Yonge
State of the Art Elementary School
P. K. Yonge's state-of-the-art elementary school building opened for the 2012-13 school year and changes the way students experience school. Watch the video below to learn more about the first phase of the P.K. Yonge campus revitalization project.