Delray Beach school information

IndexDelray BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores48%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools123,38879,221
Total private schools101,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools24667,963
The Delray Beach, FL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Delray Beach public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 2% lower than than the Florida average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Delray Beach public schools is 19:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.3% have completed high school, 34.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Delray Beach are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Delray Beach.
  • 84.6% of people in Delray Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Delray Beach have completed high school.
  • 34.5% of people in Delray Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Delray Beach

IndexDelray BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade84.6%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college62.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.5%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Delray Beach (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hypoluxo, FL2,68980%63%
Parkland, FL28,35477%56%
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Wellington, FL61,37166%35%
Coconut Creek, FL57,73157%16%
Delray Beach, FL65,04448%2%

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San Clemente, CA65,08259%20%
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Rockville, MD65,17159%20%
Delray Beach, FL65,04448%2%
Source: The Delray Beach, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.