Margate school information

IndexMargateFloridaNational
Average Test Scores44%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools43,38879,221
Total private schools51,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
The Margate, FL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Margate public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 11% lower than than the Florida average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Margate public schools is 19:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.9% have completed high school, 19.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Margate are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Margate.
  • 83.0% of people in Margate have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Margate have completed high school.
  • 19.5% of people in Margate have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Margate

IndexMargateFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.9%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college51.5%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.5%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Weston, FL68,89379%60%
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Davie, FL98,71766%35%
Margate, FL56,24544%11%

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Margate, FL56,24544%11%
Source: The Margate, 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.