Daytona Beach school information

IndexDaytona BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores44%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:117:116:1
Total public schools283,38879,221
Total private schools91,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools74667,963
The Daytona Beach, FL educational system consists of 28 public schools, 9 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Daytona Beach public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 10% lower than than the Florida average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Daytona Beach public schools is 11:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 20.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Daytona Beach are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 28 public schools in Daytona Beach.
  • 83.3% of people in Daytona Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Daytona Beach have completed high school.
  • 20.9% of people in Daytona Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Daytona Beach

IndexDaytona BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.2%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Daytona Beach (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Orange, FL58,78064%30%
Samsula-Spruce Creek, FL5,39262%26%
Ormond Beach, FL40,68656%14%
New Smyrna Beach, FL24,57456%14%
South Daytona, FL12,47046%7%
Daytona Beach, FL64,10544%10%

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Conway, AR64,18439%21%
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Shawnee, KS64,44454%9%
Daytona Beach, FL64,10544%10%
Source: The Daytona Beach, 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.