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41%
  • West Elementary School
  • 304 W Imogene St, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 847
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
38%
  • Memorial Elementary School
  • 851 E Hickory St, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 982
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
35%
  • Desoto County High School
  • 1710 E Gibson St, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,178
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
32%
  • Desoto Middle School
  • 420 E Gibson St, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,042
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
25%
  • Spring Lake Youth Academy
  • 8805 Sw Start Center St, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 27
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Desoto Alternative Program
  • 530 Lasolona Ave, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 29
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
0%
  • Reduced Services
  • 494 N Manatee Ave, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 10
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Early Education Center
  • 318 N Wilson Ave, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 51
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
n/a
  • Hospital And Homebound
  • 494 N Manatee Ave, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Desoto Virtual Instruction Program
  • 494 N Manatee Ave, Arcadia
  • DESOTO
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Arcadia school information

IndexArcadiaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores35%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools123,38879,221
Total private schools51,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Arcadia, FL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Arcadia public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 29% lower than than the Florida average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Arcadia public schools is 20:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 67.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 64.6% have completed high school, 9.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Arcadia

IndexArcadiaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade67.4%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school64.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college26.5%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Arcadia, FL School Districts

DeSoto County School District

There are a total of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Arcadia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Arcadia, FL schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Arcadia, FL, an average of 67.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Arcadia 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 Arcadia, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arcadia, FL7,76135%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mansfield Center, MA7,76382%66%
Lake Geneva, WI7,75459%19%
Orono, MN7,77277%56%
Middletown, KY7,77363%29%
Butler, NJ7,77350%2%
Arcadia, FL7,76135%29%
Source: The Arcadia, 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.