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  • Alachua Learning Academy Middle School
  • Po Box 1389, Alachua
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 61
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Alachua Learning Academy Elementary
  • Po Box 1389, Alachua
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 111
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Santa Fe High School
  • 16213 Nw Us Highway 441, Alachua
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,173
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Alachua Elementary School
  • 13800 Nw 152nd Pl, Alachua
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 354
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • A. L. Mebane Middle School
  • 16401 Nw 140th St, Alachua
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • W. W. Irby Elementary School
  • 13505 Nw 140th St, Alachua
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Alachua school information

Average Test Scores60%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools53,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Alachua, FL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Alachua public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 21% higher than than the Florida average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alachua public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.9% have completed high school, 34.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Alachua

Completed 8th grade90.3%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.9%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

Alachua, FL School Districts

Alachua County School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Alachua. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alachua, FL schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Alachua, FL, an average of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Alachua schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Alachua, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
High Springs, FL5,67860%21%
Newberry, FL5,41056%13%
Brooker, FL46352%6%
Fort White, FL81750%2%
Gainesville, FL128,61050%1%
Alachua, FL9,55360%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mooresville, IN9,55373%48%
Pine Ridge, FL9,55461%23%
Snohomish, WA9,55141%17%
Brentwood, PA9,55063%28%
Gunbarrel, CO9,55962%26%
Alachua, FL9,55360%21%
Source: The Alachua, 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.
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