Palmetto school information

IndexPalmettoFloridaNational
Average Test Scores42%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools103,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Palmetto, FL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palmetto public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 14% lower than than the Florida average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palmetto public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palmetto are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Palmetto.
  • 80.0% of people in Palmetto have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Palmetto have completed high school.
  • 20.6% of people in Palmetto have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palmetto

IndexPalmettoFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college46.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Holmes Beach, FL4,11982%67%
Fruitville, FL13,33365%31%
Sarasota Springs, FL16,42564%29%
St. Pete Beach, FL9,52862%26%
Sarasota, FL54,42557%17%
Palmetto, FL13,13842%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Geneva, NY13,13646%6%
Meadville, PA13,13439%20%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
Coatesville, PA13,13242%15%
Ridge, NY13,12974%49%
Palmetto, FL13,13842%14%
Source: The Palmetto, 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.