Pensacola school information

Average Test Scores48%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools693,38879,221
Total private schools291,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools104667,963
The Pensacola, FL educational system consists of 69 public schools, 29 private schools and 10 post-secondary schools. Pensacola 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 Pensacola public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.3% have completed high school, 34.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pensacola are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 69 public schools in Pensacola.
  • 90.0% of people in Pensacola have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.3% of people in Pensacola have completed high school.
  • 34.7% of people in Pensacola have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pensacola

Completed 8th grade90.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college68.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.7%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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Pensacola, FL53,25048%2%

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Pensacola, FL53,25048%2%
Source: The Pensacola, 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.