Destin school information

Average Test Scores81%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:117:116:1
Total public schools23,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Destin, FL educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Destin public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 63% higher than than the Florida average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Destin public schools is 22:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 39.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Destin are 64% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Destin.
  • 93.4% of people in Destin have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.1% of people in Destin have completed high school.
  • 39.9% of people in Destin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Destin

Completed 8th grade93.4%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college73.7%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Valparaiso, FL5,08482%67%
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Mary Esther, FL4,17766%34%
Shalimar, FL79266%33%
Destin, FL13,31281%64%

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Destin, FL13,31281%64%
Source: The Destin, 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.