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Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 20%

Fort Walton Beach school information

IndexFort Walton BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores52%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools213,38879,221
Total private schools61,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fort Walton Beach are 6% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Fort Walton Beach
  • 84.2% of people in Fort Walton Beach have completed 8th grade
  • 83.6% of people in Fort Walton Beach have completed high school
  • 24.4% of people in Fort Walton Beach have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fort Walton Beach

      IndexFort Walton BeachFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade84.2%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school83.6%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college60.9%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.4%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.4%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters9.6%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%

      Fort Walton Beach, FL School Districts

      • Okaloosa County School District

      There are a total of 21 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Fort Walton Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Walton Beach, FL schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Fort Walton Beach, FL, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Valparaiso, FL5,08482%67%
      Niceville, FL14,32581%65%
      Destin, FL13,31281%64%
      Eglin AFB, FL2,11466%35%
      Mary Esther, FL4,17766%34%
      Fort Walton Beach, FL21,23852%6%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hutto, TX21,24178%58%
      Orchards, WA21,24939%21%
      Winter Gardens, CA21,25548%2%
      Charleston, IL21,25731%38%
      Decatur, GA21,21038%22%
      Fort Walton Beach, FL21,23852%6%
      Source: The Fort Walton 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.