Gulfport school information

IndexGulfportFloridaNational
Average Test Scores34%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools33,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Gulfport, FL educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gulfport public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 32% lower than than the Florida average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gulfport public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.1% have completed high school, 34.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gulfport are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Gulfport.
  • 88.0% of people in Gulfport have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.1% of people in Gulfport have completed high school.
  • 34.6% of people in Gulfport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gulfport

IndexGulfportFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college62.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madeira Beach, FL4,34377%56%
Ridgecrest, FL3,12066%34%
St. Pete Beach, FL9,52862%26%
Seminole, FL17,90658%17%
Largo, FL80,67848%2%
Gulfport, FL12,22234%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Red Bank, NJ12,21841%17%
Yulee, FL12,21760%22%
Eatontown, NJ12,23345%10%
Riverview, MI12,20841%17%
Somerville, NJ12,20731%37%
Gulfport, FL12,22234%31%
Source: The Gulfport, 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.