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57%
  • The Children's Reading Center
  • 7901 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 215
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
51%
  • James A. Long Elementary School
  • 1400 Old Jacksonville Rd, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Putnam Virtual Franchise
  • 200 S 7th St, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 13
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
42%
  • Eleanor H. Miller School
  • 156 Horseman Club Rd, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 109
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
41%
  • C. L. Overturf Jr 6th Grade Center
  • 1100 S 18th St, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
38%
  • Putnam Edge High School
  • 951 Moseley Ave, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 97
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
38%
  • Kelley Smith Elementary School
  • 141 Kelley Smith School Rd, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 653
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
35%
  • William D. Moseley Elementary School
  • 1100 Husson Ave, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 494
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Robert H. Jenkins Junior Middle School
  • 1100 N 19th St, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
28%
  • Palatka High School
  • 302 Mellon Rd, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,259
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
25%
  • Mellon Elementary School
  • 301 Mellon Rd, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 400
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
0%
  • Putnam Virtual Instruction Program (district Provided)
  • 200 S 7th St, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 4
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Putnam County Exceptional Education
  • 156 Horseman Club Rd, Palatka
  • PUTNAM
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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.

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%

Palatka, FL School Districts

Putnam County School District

There are a total of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Palatka. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Palatka, FL schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Palatka, FL, an average of 72.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Palatka 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 Palatka, FL schools.

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.