The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.


The organization of this District shall be designed to meet the objectives set by the School Board, ensure clear lines of authority and responsibility, and define each position with clarity.

The Superintendent shall be the chief executive officer of the School District. The Superintendent shall define and establish those administrative positions required to implement the educational system and program of learning established by the Board. In each case, the Board will approve the broad purpose and function of the position in harmony with State law and regulations.

Responsibility shall flow clearly from the Superintendent through the administrative staff to the operational personnel.

The Superintendent shall be responsible for determining the need for and defining operational requirements sufficient to ensure the smooth functioning of the District.

F.S. 1001.51