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68%
  • Virgil Mills Elementary School
  • 7200 69th St E, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,160
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
64%
  • Palmetto Charter School
  • 1607 17th St W, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
61%
  • Imagine Charter School At North Manatee
  • 9275 49th Ave E, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 521
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
56%
  • Manatee School For The Arts
  • 700 Haben Blvd, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 1,735
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
53%
  • Buffalo Creek Middle School
  • 7320 69th St E, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,102
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
50%
  • The Port Academy
  • 14470 Harlee Rd, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 15
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Palm View Elementary School
  • 6025 Bayshore Rd, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 385
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Palmetto Elementary School
  • 834 7th St W, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 675
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Palmetto High School
  • 1200 17th St W, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,076
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
28%
  • Lincoln Middle School
  • 305 17th St E, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
20%
  • Palmetto Youth Academy
  • 14494 Harlee Rd, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 46
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
13%
  • Just For Girls
  • 1500 10th St W, Palmetto
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 46
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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Palmetto school information

IndexPalmettoFloridaNational
Average Test Scores42%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools103,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Palmetto, FL educational system consists of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palmetto public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 14% lower than than the Florida average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palmetto public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 20.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Palmetto

IndexPalmettoFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college46.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

Palmetto, FL School Districts

Manatee County School District

There are a total of 10 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Palmetto. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Palmetto, FL schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Palmetto, FL, an average of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Palmetto 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 Palmetto, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Holmes Beach, FL4,11982%67%
Fruitville, FL13,33365%31%
Sarasota Springs, FL16,42564%29%
St. Pete Beach, FL9,52862%26%
Sarasota, FL54,42557%17%
Palmetto, FL13,13842%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Geneva, NY13,13646%6%
Meadville, PA13,13439%20%
Western Springs, IL13,13373%49%
Coatesville, PA13,13242%15%
Ridge, NY13,12974%49%
Palmetto, FL13,13842%14%
Source: The Palmetto, 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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