Tarpon Springs school information

IndexTarpon SpringsFloridaNational
Average Test Scores61%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools73,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Tarpon Springs, FL educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tarpon Springs public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 23% higher than than the Florida average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tarpon Springs public schools is 20:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 26.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tarpon Springs are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Tarpon Springs.
  • 85.1% of people in Tarpon Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.4% of people in Tarpon Springs have completed high school.
  • 26.1% of people in Tarpon Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tarpon Springs

IndexTarpon SpringsFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college56.7%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.1%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Keystone, FL23,85077%57%
East Lake, FL32,04676%54%
Westchase, FL22,99971%44%
Port Richey, FL2,73170%41%
Trinity, FL10,33469%41%
Tarpon Springs, FL24,24461%23%

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Tarpon Springs, FL24,24461%23%
Source: The Tarpon Springs, 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.