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82%
  • Northwest Florida Ballet Academyemie
  • 310 Perry Ave Se, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 3 - 8 · Students: 137
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
81%
  • Liza Jackson Preparatory School
  • 546 Mary Esther Blvd, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 850
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Kenwood Elementary School
  • 15 Eagle St Ne, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 605
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Fort Walton Beach High School
  • 400 Hollywood Blvd Sw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,647
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
64%
  • Max Bruner Junior Middle School
  • 322 Holmes Blvd Nw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 776
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
60%
  • Annette P. Edwins Elementary School
  • 7 Wright Pkwy Sw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 459
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
57%
  • W. C. Pryor Middle School
  • 201 Racetrack Rd Nw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 601
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
55%
  • Elliott Point Elementary School
  • 301 Hughes St Ne, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 607
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Choctawhatchee Senior High School
  • 110 Racetrack Rd Nw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,634
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
45%
  • Silver Sands-excep. Children
  • 349 Holmes Blvd Nw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 138
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
40%
  • Okaloosa Virtual Instruction Program
  • 120 Lowery Pl Se, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 33
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
35%
  • Ami Kids Emerald Coast
  • 207 4th St Se, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 29
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
20%
  • Choice High School And Technical Center
  • 1976 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 185
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
8%
  • Okaloosa Academy
  • 720 Lovejoy Road Nw, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 4 - 12 · Students: 385
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
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  • Okaloosa Virtual Franchise
  • 310 Perry Avenue Se, Fort Walton Beach
  • OKALOOSA
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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
The Fort Walton Beach, FL educational system consists of 21 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Fort Walton Beach public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 5% higher than than the Florida average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Walton Beach public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 24.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Fort Walton Beach schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Fort Walton Beach, FL schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

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.