Fort Pierce school information

IndexFort PierceFloridaNational
Average Test Scores34%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools293,38879,221
Total private schools151,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools34667,963
The Fort Pierce, FL educational system consists of 29 public schools, 15 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Fort Pierce public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 31% lower than than the Florida average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Pierce public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 14.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Pierce are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Fort Pierce.
  • 73.6% of people in Fort Pierce have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Fort Pierce have completed high school.
  • 14.1% of people in Fort Pierce have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Pierce

IndexFort PierceFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade73.6%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college42.5%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.1%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Pierce North, FL7,36562%26%
Jensen Beach, FL12,17861%24%
West Vero Corridor, FL7,63559%20%
Florida Ridge, FL19,74150%1%
Port St. Lucie, FL175,65250%1%
Fort Pierce, FL43,88334%31%

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Dublin, OH43,87492%86%
Apex, NC43,89368%39%
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York, PA43,84845%9%
Fort Pierce, FL43,88334%31%
Source: The Fort Pierce, 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.