Punta Gorda school information

IndexPunta GordaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores62%52%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:117:116:1
Total public schools93,38879,235
Total private schools11,64024,875
Total post-secondary schools14667,965

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  • The average school test scores in Punta Gorda are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Punta Gorda.
  • 91.9% of people in Punta Gorda have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in Punta Gorda have completed high school.
  • 36.5% of people in Punta Gorda have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Punta Gorda

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  • Baker/Head Start311 E Charlotte AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 204 · Ratio: 30:1n/a
  • Charlotte High School1250 Cooper StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,966 · Ratio: 21:150
  • Compass Learning Center2208 Castillo AveGrades: 08 - 12Students: 19 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Crossroads Wilderness Institute45991 Bermont RdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 33 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • East Elementary School27050 Fairway DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 604 · Ratio: 15:165
  • Edison Collegiate High School26300 Airport RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 194 · Ratio: 18:187
  • Peace River Elementary School22400 Hancock AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 719 · Ratio: 14:152
  • Punta Gorda Middle School1001 Education AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,126 · Ratio: 19:160
  • Sallie Jones Elementary School1230 Narranja StGrades: PK - 05Students: 663 · Ratio: 16:159

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Education level achieved in Punta Gorda

IndexPunta GordaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade91.9%83.4%83.8%
Completed high school91.4%82.2%82.4%
Completed some college70.7%56.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree45.7%35.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors36.5%26.8%29.3%
Completed masters14.3%9.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rotonda, FL8,61665%4%
North Port, FL58,58463%7%
Port Charlotte, FL55,20651%25%
Punta Gorda, FL16,98462%9%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Radford, VA16,99379%16%
Dyersburg, TN16,99853%22%
Culpeper, VA16,96880%17%
Safety Harbor, FL17,01759%14%
Nederland, TX17,01892%35%
Punta Gorda, FL16,98462%9%
Source: The Punta Gorda, FL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.