Gainesville school information

IndexGainesvilleFloridaNational
Average Test Scores48%52%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools503,38879,235
Total private schools201,64024,875
Total post-secondary schools74667,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gainesville are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 50 public schools in Gainesville.
  • 88.2% of people in Gainesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Gainesville have completed high school.
  • 42.6% of people in Gainesville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gainesville

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  • A.Quinn Jones/Excep.Student Center1108 Nw 7Th AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 4:15
  • Abraham Lincoln Middle School1001 Se 12Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 724 · Ratio: 18:159
  • Adult Education Program620 E University AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alachua County Jail3333 Ne 39Th AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alachua Eschool (Virtual Franchise)620 E University AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Alachua Virtual Instruction Program620 E University AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 25 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • C. W. Norton Elementary School2200 Nw 45Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 645 · Ratio: 14:155
  • Caring & Sharing Learning School1951 Se 4Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 124 · Ratio: 18:131
  • Character Counts Center1108 Nw 7Th AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 28 · Ratio: 0:111
  • Charles W. Duval Elementary School2106 Ne 8Th AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 32 · Ratio: 10:126
  • Eastside High School1201 Se 43Rd StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,428 · Ratio: 18:152
  • Einstein Montessori School5930 Sw Archer RdGrades: 02 - 08Students: 106 · Ratio: 13:118
  • Expressions Learning Arts Academy5408 Sw 13Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 88 · Ratio: 12:188
  • F. W. Buchholz High School5510 Nw 27Th AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,177 · Ratio: 23:170
  • Fearnside Family Services Center3600 Ne 15Th StGrades: PK - PKStudents: 64 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fort Clarke Middle School9301 Nw 23Rd AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 825 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Gainesville High School1900 Nw 13Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,871 · Ratio: 21:155
  • Genesis Preparatory School207 Nw 23Rd AveGrades: KG - 03Students: 66 · Ratio: 17:174
  • Glen Springs Elementary School2826 Nw 31St AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 412 · Ratio: 14:160
  • Healthy Learning Academy Charter School2101 Nw 39Th AveGrades: KG - 03Students: 6 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Hidden Oak Elementary School2100 Fort Clarke BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 853 · Ratio: 16:188
  • Hoggetowne Middle School3930 Ne 15Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 121 · Ratio: 14:128
  • Horizon Center. Alternative School2802 Ne 8Th AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 81 · Ratio: 5:17
  • Hospital Homebound1817 E University AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 27 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Howard W. Bishop Middle School1901 Ne 9Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 726 · Ratio: 18:157
  • Idylwild Elementary School4601 Sw 20Th TerGrades: PK - 05Students: 652 · Ratio: 14:148
  • J. J. Finley Elementary School1912 Nw 5Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 459 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Joseph Williams Elementary School1245 Se 7Th AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 543 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Kanapaha Middle School5005 Sw 75Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 903 · Ratio: 17:163
  • Kimball Wiles Elementary School4601 Sw 75Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 693 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Lake Forest Elementary School4401 Se 4Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 379 · Ratio: 12:127
  • Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School2525 School House RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 715 · Ratio: 14:167
  • Littlewood Elementary School812 Nw 34Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 669 · Ratio: 13:164
  • Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary School3500 Ne 15Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 387 · Ratio: 14:137
  • Mycroschool Gainesville2209 Nw 13Th StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:19
  • Myra Terwilliger Elementary School301 Nw 62Nd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 649 · Ratio: 15:149
  • N. Florida Juvenile Detention3436 Ne 39Th AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 52 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • North American Family Institute Alachua Academy3436 Ne 39Th AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 21 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • One Room Middle School4180 Ne 15Th StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:160
  • P. K. Yonge Virtual Franchise1080 Sw 11 StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School1080 Sw 11Th StGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,146 · Ratio: 7:170
  • Pace1010 Se 4Th AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 39 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Prairie View Academy1700 Se 35Th AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 83 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School3000 E University AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 262 · Ratio: 12:125
  • Siatech Gainesville5301 Ne 40Th TerGrades: 09 - 12Students: 252 · Ratio: 51:19
  • Sidney Lanier Center312 Nw 16Th AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 104 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Stephen Foster Elementary School3800 Nw 6Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 464 · Ratio: 12:170
  • Sweetwater Branch Academy1000 Ne 16Th Ave Bldg CGrades: 06 - 09Students: 124 · Ratio: 13:137
  • Sweetwater Branch Academy Elementary School1000 Ne 16Th Ave Bldg DGrades: KG - 05Students: 146 · Ratio: 19:136
  • The One Room School House Project4180 Ne 15Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 123 · Ratio: 14:160
  • W. A. Metcalfe Elementary School1250 Ne 18Th AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 451 · Ratio: 14:126
  • Westwood Middle School3215 Nw 15Th AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 994 · Ratio: 17:154
  • Wiles Head Start4556 Sw 75Th StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • William S. Talbot Elem School5701 Nw 43Rd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 707 · Ratio: 15:182

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Education level achieved in Gainesville

IndexGainesvilleFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%83.4%83.8%
Completed high school87.6%82.2%82.4%
Completed some college70.8%56.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree52.1%35.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors42.6%26.8%29.3%
Completed masters22.0%9.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree10.0%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate6.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Archer, FL1,10569%2%
Micanopy, FL63762%9%
Alachua, FL9,29156%18%
Hampton, FL46955%19%
McIntosh, FL26950%27%
Gainesville, FL126,46548%30%

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Visalia, CA126,94247%31%
Elizabeth, NJ126,96458%15%
Simi Valley, CA125,69959%14%
Charleston, SC125,45872%6%
Topeka, KS127,66074%9%
Gainesville, FL126,46548%30%
Source: The Gainesville, FL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.