Okeechobee school information

IndexOkeechobeeFloridaNational
Average Test Scores38%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools193,38879,221
Total private schools21,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Okeechobee, FL educational system consists of 19 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Okeechobee public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 24% lower than than the Florida average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Okeechobee public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 66.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.6% have completed high school, 8.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Okeechobee are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Okeechobee.
  • 66.9% of people in Okeechobee have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.6% of people in Okeechobee have completed high school.
  • 8.5% of people in Okeechobee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Okeechobee

IndexOkeechobeeFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade66.9%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school59.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college35.1%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.5%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Okeechobee, FL5,58238%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lecanto, FL5,58239%21%
Rolesville, NC5,58351%4%
Paola, KS5,58334%31%
Rusk, TX5,58076%55%
Kennebunk, ME5,57962%25%
Okeechobee, FL5,58238%23%
Source: The Okeechobee, 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.