Dade City school information

IndexDade CityFloridaNational
Average Test Scores37%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:117:116:1
Total public schools123,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Dade City, FL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dade City public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 26% lower than than the Florida average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dade City public schools is 14:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.1% have completed high school, 13.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dade City are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Dade City.
  • 76.3% of people in Dade City have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Dade City have completed high school.
  • 13.2% of people in Dade City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dade City

IndexDade CityFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade76.3%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college39.3%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Dade City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pasadena Hills, FL8,63766%34%
Wesley Chapel, FL51,22965%32%
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Zephyrhills, FL14,45441%16%
South Brooksville, FL3,95939%21%
Dade City, FL6,78237%25%

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Dade City, FL6,78237%25%
Source: The Dade City, 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.