Gainesville school information

IndexGainesvilleFloridaNational
Average Test Scores50%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools503,38879,235
Total private schools201,64024,875
Total post-secondary schools74667,965

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  • The average school test scores in Gainesville are 1% higher 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.

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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)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alachua, FL9,29160%21%
Archer, FL1,10560%21%
Micanopy, FL63758%18%
Hampton, FL46952%6%
Hawthorne, FL1,78040%18%
Gainesville, FL126,46550%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Visalia, CA126,94233%34%
Elizabeth, NJ126,96426%47%
Simi Valley, CA125,69940%20%
Charleston, SC125,45848%2%
Stamford, CT125,40140%18%
Gainesville, FL126,46550%1%
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.