Palm Bay school information

IndexPalm BayFloridaNational
Average Test Scores50%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools183,38879,221
Total private schools81,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
The Palm Bay, FL educational system consists of 18 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Palm Bay public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 1% higher than than the Florida average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palm Bay public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palm Bay are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Palm Bay.
  • 85.1% of people in Palm Bay have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in Palm Bay have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Palm Bay have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palm Bay

IndexPalm BayFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college54.3%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Melbourne Beach, FL3,18981%64%
Satellite Beach, FL10,49578%58%
Indialantic, FL2,79874%50%
Indian Harbour Beach, FL8,38174%49%
South Patrick Shores, FL6,39867%36%
Palm Bay, FL106,57350%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Everett, WA106,58041%16%
Highlands Ranch, CO106,59648%2%
Norwalk, CA106,36031%37%
Pearland, TX106,23885%73%
North Charleston, SC106,11341%16%
Palm Bay, FL106,57350%2%
Source: The Palm Bay, 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.