Palm Beach school information

IndexPalm BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores76%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools13,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Palm Beach, FL educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palm Beach public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 53% higher than than the Florida average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palm Beach public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.6% have completed high school, 63.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palm Beach are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Palm Beach.
  • 97.6% of people in Palm Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.6% of people in Palm Beach have completed high school.
  • 63.6% of people in Palm Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palm Beach

IndexPalm BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade97.6%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school97.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college89.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters26.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hypoluxo, FL2,68980%63%
Wellington, FL61,37166%35%
Cabana Colony, FL2,57865%31%
The Acreage, FL38,10364%30%
Royal Palm Beach, FL36,82960%23%
Palm Beach, FL8,50176%53%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jerseyville, IL8,50233%34%
Signal Mountain, TN8,50081%65%
Itasca, IL8,50259%20%
Winchester, TN8,50452%5%
Tuscumbia, AL8,50633%32%
Palm Beach, FL8,50176%53%
Source: The Palm Beach, 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.