St. Petersburg school information

IndexSt. PetersburgFloridaNational
Average Test Scores47%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools513,38879,235
Total private schools361,64024,875
Total post-secondary schools144667,965

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  • The average school test scores in St. Petersburg are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 51 public schools in St. Petersburg.
  • 85.1% of people in St. Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in St. Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 30.0% of people in St. Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in St. Petersburg

IndexSt. PetersburgFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%83.4%83.8%
Completed high school84.1%82.2%82.4%
Completed some college60.8%56.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree39.2%35.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.0%26.8%29.3%
Completed masters10.7%9.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in St. Petersburg (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madeira Beach, FL4,29777%56%
Ridgecrest, FL3,52666%34%
Apollo Beach, FL15,64865%31%
St. Pete Beach, FL9,40862%26%
Seminole, FL17,47758%17%
St. Petersburg, FL248,42947%5%

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Orlando, FL250,22450%1%
Chandler, AZ245,23155%12%
Laredo, TX245,04868%38%
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Chula Vista, CA253,03145%9%
St. Petersburg, FL248,42947%5%
Source: The St. Petersburg, 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.