Cape Coral school information

IndexCape CoralFloridaNational
Average Test Scores58%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools133,38879,221
Total private schools101,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools24667,963
The Cape Coral, FL educational system consists of 13 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Cape Coral public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 16% higher than than the Florida average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cape Coral public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.0% have completed high school, 22.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cape Coral are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Cape Coral.
  • 86.6% of people in Cape Coral have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.0% of people in Cape Coral have completed high school.
  • 22.1% of people in Cape Coral have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cape Coral

IndexCape CoralFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.1%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cape Coral (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sanibel, FL7,04487%77%
Pine Island Center, FL1,73775%51%
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Cypress Lake, FL11,65664%30%
Fort Myers Beach, FL6,80164%29%
Cape Coral, FL170,06358%17%

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Cape Coral, FL170,06358%17%
Source: The Cape Coral, 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.