Avg. test scores 63%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 32%
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Destin school information

Average Test Scores79%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio22:117:116:1
Total public schools23,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Destin are 63% 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%

      Destin, FL School Districts

      • Okaloosa County School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Destin. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Destin, FL schools is 79%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Destin, FL, an average of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.1% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Valparaiso, FL5,08487%80.3%
      Niceville, FL14,32583%71.4%
      Eglin AFB, FL2,11472%49.6%
      Mary Esther, FL4,17769%42.9%
      Shalimar, FL79262%28.5%
      Destin, FL13,31279%63.1%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fergus Falls, MN13,31053%11.0%
      Spring Creek, NV13,31044%9.1%
      Shorewood, WI13,30056%17.0%
      North Adams, MA13,32637%23.7%
      Mercerville, NJ13,32850%3.9%
      Destin, FL13,31279%63.1%
      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.