Lehigh Acres school information

IndexLehigh AcresFloridaNational
Average Test Scores43%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools53,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Lehigh Acres, FL educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lehigh Acres public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 14% lower than than the Florida average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lehigh Acres public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.8% have completed high school, 13.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lehigh Acres are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lehigh Acres.
  • 73.8% of people in Lehigh Acres have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.8% of people in Lehigh Acres have completed high school.
  • 13.4% of people in Lehigh Acres have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lehigh Acres

IndexLehigh AcresFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school71.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college42.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.4%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lehigh Acres (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Three Oaks, FL3,95968%38%
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Lehigh Acres, FL112,27943%13%

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Lehigh Acres, FL112,27943%13%
Source: The Lehigh Acres, 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.