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82%
  • Bartow Elementary Academy
  • 590 Wilson Ave S, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 464
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
81%
  • Union Academy
  • 1795 Wabash St E, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 389
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
58%
  • Spessard L Holland Elementary
  • 2342 Ef Griffin Rd, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 855
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Bartow Youth Academy
  • 2415 Bob Phillips Rd, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 22
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
48%
  • Floral Avenue Elementary School
  • 1530 Floral Ave S, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 557
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
45%
  • James E. Stephens Elementary School
  • 1350 Maple Ave N, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
40%
  • Jean O'dell Learning Center
  • 1310 Floral Ave S, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 77
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
38%
  • Bartow Senior High School
  • 1270 Broadway Ave S, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,039
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
32%
  • Bartow Middle School
  • 550 Clower St E, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 826
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
31%
  • Hospital Homebound
  • 1909 Floral Ave S, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 77
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
30%
  • Polk Halfway House
  • 2145 Bob Phillips Rd, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 23
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
30%
  • Gibbons Street Elementary School
  • 1860 Gibbons St E, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 325
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
10%
  • Compass Middle Charter School
  • 550 Clower St E, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 181
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
6%
  • Gause Academy Of Leadership
  • 1395 Polk St W, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 240
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
0%
  • Sheriff's Youth Villa
  • 3350 State Road 60 E, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 7
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
0%
  • Polk County Sheriff's Central Center
  • 2390 Bob Phillips Rd, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 32
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
n/a
  • Transition School
  • 1915 Floral Ave S, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: 59
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center
  • 2390 Bob Phillips Rd, Bartow
  • POLK
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 30
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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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
The Bartow, FL educational system consists of 20 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bartow public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 27% lower than than the Florida average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bartow public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.6% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Bartow 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 Bartow, FL schools.

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.
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