Lake Worth school information

IndexLake WorthFloridaNational
Average Test Scores48%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools163,38879,221
Total private schools111,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools34667,963
The Lake Worth, FL educational system consists of 16 public schools, 11 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Lake Worth public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 3% lower than than the Florida average and 2% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Worth public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.8% have completed high school, 19.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Worth are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Lake Worth.
  • 68.3% of people in Lake Worth have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.8% of people in Lake Worth have completed high school.
  • 19.2% of people in Lake Worth have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Worth

IndexLake WorthFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade68.3%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school66.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college44.2%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hypoluxo, FL2,68980%63%
Palm Beach, FL8,50176%53%
Wellington, FL61,37166%35%
The Acreage, FL38,10364%30%
Royal Palm Beach, FL36,82960%23%
Lake Worth, FL36,83848%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oakville, MO36,83859%20%
Plant City, FL36,83043%13%
Royal Palm Beach, FL36,82960%23%
Lynnwood, WA36,86146%6%
Hobbs, NM36,86315%70%
Lake Worth, FL36,83848%2%
Source: The Lake Worth, 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.