Key West school information

IndexKey WestFloridaNational
Average Test Scores44%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools113,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
The Key West, FL educational system consists of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Key West public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 12% lower than than the Florida average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Key West public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.8% have completed high school, 31.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Key West are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Key West.
  • 88.8% of people in Key West have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.8% of people in Key West have completed high school.
  • 31.4% of people in Key West have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Key West

IndexKey WestFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.4%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Key West, FL26,03944%11%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wasco, CA26,06121%57%
Carbondale, IL26,06634%32%
Plainview, NY26,08772%46%
Asheboro, NC25,97841%17%
Xenia, OH26,10568%37%
Key West, FL26,03944%11%
Source: The Key West, 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.