Plant City school information

IndexPlant CityFloridaNational
Average Test Scores43%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools183,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Plant City, FL educational system consists of 18 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Plant City public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 13% lower than than the Florida average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Plant City public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.6% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Plant City are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Plant City.
  • 78.1% of people in Plant City have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.6% of people in Plant City have completed high school.
  • 19.9% of people in Plant City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Plant City

IndexPlant CityFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school76.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fish Hawk, FL17,24177%56%
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Wesley Chapel, FL51,22965%32%
Valrico, FL36,77465%32%
Plant City, FL36,83043%13%

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Royal Palm Beach, FL36,82960%23%
Lake Worth, FL36,83848%2%
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Plant City, FL36,83043%13%
Source: The Plant City, 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.