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  • Breakfast Point Academy
  • 601 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 1,453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • J.r. Arnold High School
  • 550 N Alf Coleman Rd, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • Surfside Middle School
  • 300 Nautilus St, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 753
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Hutchison Beach Elementary School
  • 12900 Middle Beach Rd, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 721
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Panama City Beach school information

IndexPanama City BeachFloridaNational
Average Test Scores59%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools53,38879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,64024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4667,963
The Panama City Beach, FL educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Panama City Beach public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 19% higher than than the Florida average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Panama City Beach public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.8% have completed high school, 30.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Panama City Beach

IndexPanama City BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade88.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college66.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.2%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%

Panama City Beach, FL School Districts

Bay County School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Panama City Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Panama City Beach, FL schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 18:1. In Panama City Beach, FL, an average of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Panama City Beach 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 Panama City Beach, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Upper Grand Lagoon, FL15,77175%52%
Tyndall AFB, FL3,44469%40%
Lynn Haven, FL19,79964%30%
Panama City, FL36,65446%6%
Springfield, FL9,31838%24%
Panama City Beach, FL12,33359%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bayou Blue, LA12,33374%50%
Steamboat Springs, CO12,33653%8%
North Merrick, NY12,33760%23%
Channahon, IL12,32945%9%
Northlake, IL12,33919%62%
Panama City Beach, FL12,33359%19%
Source: The Panama City Beach, 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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