Palatka school information

IndexPalatkaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores36%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:117:116:1
Total public schools123,38879,221
Total private schools31,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
The Palatka, FL educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Palatka public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 27% lower than than the Florida average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palatka public schools is 17:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.1% have completed high school, 13.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palatka are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Palatka.
  • 72.5% of people in Palatka have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.1% of people in Palatka have completed high school.
  • 13.6% of people in Palatka have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palatka

IndexPalatkaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade72.5%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school70.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college40.7%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Palatka, FL2,22245%10%
Interlachen, FL1,68641%17%
Crescent City, FL1,74236%27%
Hastings, FL75218%64%
Palatka, FL10,40736%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Comstock Park, MI10,40136%27%
Greencastle, IN10,41370%42%
Wabash, IN10,41463%29%
Grimes, IA10,42286%75%
Sebring, FL10,42346%7%
Palatka, FL10,40736%26%
Source: The Palatka, 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.