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94%
  • Dr N H Jones Elementary School
  • 1900 Sw 5th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 652
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
92%
  • Madison Street Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts
  • 401 Nw Martin Luther King Jr A, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Eighth Street Elementary School
  • 513 Se 8th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 344
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
63%
  • Howard Middle School
  • 1655 Nw 10th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,226
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
63%
  • Osceola Middle School
  • 526 Se Tuscawilla Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 913
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
62%
  • Marion Charter School
  • 39 Cedar Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 191
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
61%
  • Ward-highlands Elementary School
  • 537 Se 36th Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 812
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
57%
  • Saddlewood Elementary School
  • 3700 Sw 43rd Ct, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 900
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
55%
  • Shady Hill Elementary School
  • 5959 S Magnolia Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 645
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
55%
  • Maplewood Elementary School
  • 4751 Se 24th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 709
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
54%
  • Forest High School
  • 5000 Se Maricamp Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,107
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
54%
  • Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School
  • 4397 Sw 95th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 746
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
49%
  • Vanguard High School
  • 7 Nw 28th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,720
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
47%
  • Marion Oaks Elementary School
  • 280 Marion Oaks Trl, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 838
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • West Port High School
  • 3733 Sw 80th Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,611
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
46%
  • South Ocala Elementary School
  • 1430 Se 24th Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 685
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • College Park Elementary School
  • 1330 Sw 33rd Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 764
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
45%
  • Liberty Middle School
  • 4773 Sw 95th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,109
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
44%
  • Ocala Springs Elementary School
  • 5757 Ne 40th Avenue Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 653
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
43%
  • Fort King Middle School
  • 545 Ne 17th Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,061
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
42%
  • Legacy Elementary School
  • 8496 Juniper Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
42%
  • Francis Marion Charter School
  • Po Box 2586, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 84
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
42%
  • Greenway Elementary School
  • 207 Midway Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 723
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
42%
  • Horizon Academy At Marion Oaks
  • 365 Marion Oaks Dr, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 766
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
40%
  • Marion Elearning
  • 1614 Se Ft King St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 30
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
40%
  • Hillcrest
  • 3143 Se 17th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 184
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
40%
  • Wyomina Park Elementary School
  • 511 Ne 12th Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 658
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
37%
  • Emerald Shores Elementary School
  • 404 Emerald Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 658
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
37%
  • Sunrise Elementary School
  • 375 Marion Oaks Crse, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 810
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
36%
  • Fessenden Elementary School
  • 4200 Nw 89th Pl, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 499
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
35%
  • Lake Weir High School
  • 10351 Se Maricamp Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,668
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
30%
  • Evergreen Elementary School
  • 4000 W Anthony Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
30%
  • Oakcrest Elementary School
  • 1112 Ne 28th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 807
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Student Services/ese
  • Po Box 670, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 26
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Marion Virtual Franchise
  • 1517 Se 30th Ave Ste 6, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 71
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
25%
  • Catapult Academy
  • 907 Sw 3rd St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 160
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
22%
  • Francis Marion Military Academy
  • 3443 Sw 20th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 111
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
17%
  • Pace Center For Girls Inc.
  • 328 Ne 1st Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 63
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
15%
  • New Leaf Center
  • 5895 Se 83rd St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 146
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
6%
  • Silver River Mentoring And Instruction
  • 2500 Se 44th Ct, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 181
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 61:1
0%
  • Mcso Adults
  • 700 Nw 30th Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 10
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
0%
  • Marion Reg. Juvenile Detention Center
  • 3040 Nw 10th St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 29
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Arc Birth-22
  • Po Box 670, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 32
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Prek Speech And Language Student Services
  • Po Box 670, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 55
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Community Technical & Adult Education Center
  • 1014 Sw 7th Rd, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 21
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 1:1
n/a
  • Mcso Juveniles
  • 700 Nw 30th Ave, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 23
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Marion Virtual Instruction Program
  • Po Box 670, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Marion Technical Institute
  • 1614 Se Fort King St, Ocala
  • MARION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 1:1
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Ocala school information

IndexOcalaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores44%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools453,38879,221
Total private schools231,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools44667,963
The Ocala, FL educational system consists of 45 public schools, 23 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Ocala public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 11% lower than than the Florida average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ocala public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 22.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Ocala

IndexOcalaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.3%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 45 public schools, 23 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Ocala. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ocala, FL schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Ocala, FL, an average of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Ocala 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 Ocala, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belleview, FL4,68942%15%
Reddick, FL73335%30%
Ocala, FL57,87344%11%

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Tamiami, FL57,79663%27%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
Port Charlotte, FL58,00150%1%
San Marcos, TX57,74364%31%
Ocala, FL57,87344%11%
Source: The Ocala, 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.
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