County Public Schools consists of 35 schools and serves over
34,000 students countywide.
Their mission is to provide each student with the
opportunity to obtain intellectual growth consistent with the
student's highest abilities and to pursue the development of
good character in a safe learning environment.
They work to achieve this mission by employing the most
qualified and highest paid teachers in the state of Florida.
According to the District website, 44% of the county’s
teachers hold advanced degrees and their salaries are
consistently ranked in the top five districts in the state.
The school district has the second largest
wide area computer network in Collier County with more than
11,000 computers linked together.
Students enjoy a ratio of approximately 1 computer to 5
students with more technology being added every day.
For more information and test results, you can visit the official website of the Collier County School District. There you will find a New Resident Guide, Test Results and more.
The Collier County Tax Collector assesses
real estate property taxes by using a millage rate (tax amount
per $1000 of property value).
They assess taxes based on the property value as
determined by the Collier Property Appraiser’s office. The
millage rate is determined each year by the Collier County Board
of Commissioners and other governmental agencies.
Tax bills are sent out on October 31 of
the tax year and is due between the months of November
and March. Paying
in November earns you a 4% discount and that discount is
decreased each month that it is not paid until April when it
The State of Florida grants homeowner’s a
$25,000 exemption on the assessed taxable value of
his or her primary principal residence.
You must be a permanent Florida resident as of January 1st
of the year that you apply for the exemption.
The deadline for filing for the exemption is March 1st
of the tax year. The
Collier County Property Appraiser’s website outlines some
additional exemptions that you may qualify for.
Collier County Tax Collector Website
Collier County Property Appraiser Website
- Useful information about property tax exemptions and a
searchable property tax database.