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Avg. test scores 27%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 39%

Bartow school information

IndexBartowFloridaNational
Average Test Scores36%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools203,38879,221
Total private schools31,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bartow are 27% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Bartow
  • 80.5% of people in Bartow have completed 8th grade
  • 78.6% of people in Bartow have completed high school
  • 18.6% of people in Bartow have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bartow

      IndexBartowFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.5%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school78.6%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college45.5%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.5%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.6%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters4.6%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

      Bartow, FL School Districts

      • Polk County School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Bartow. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bartow, FL schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Bartow, FL, an average of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Crooked Lake Park, FL1,66577%55%
      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,42667%36%
      Medulla, FL8,56153%8%
      Auburndale, FL14,63851%5%
      Lakeland, FL102,71450%2%
      Bartow, FL18,50136%27%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      North Massapequa, NY18,49364%30%
      Wantagh, NY18,49071%45%
      Rutherford, NJ18,48056%14%
      Point Pleasant, NJ18,46451%4%
      Ashtabula, OH18,54059%20%
      Bartow, FL18,50136%27%
      Source: The Bartow, 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.