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90%
  • Rising Leaders Academy
  • 1980 Discovery Loop, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 102
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
88%
  • University Academy Sabl Inc
  • 4750 Collegiate Dr, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 303
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
82%
  • Bay Haven Charter Middle School
  • 2501 Hawks Landing Blvd, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
81%
  • Bay Haven Charter Academy
  • 2501 Hawks Landing Blvd, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 690
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
78%
  • North Bay Haven Career Academy
  • 1 Buccaneer Dr, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
75%
  • Patronis Elementary School
  • 7400 Patronis Dr, Upper Grand Lagoon
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 852
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
75%
  • Bay Virtual Franchise
  • 1311 Balboa Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 50
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
73%
  • North Bay Haven Charter Academy Elementary School
  • 1104 Balboa Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 669
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
70%
  • North Bay Haven Charter Academy Middle School
  • 1 Buccaneer Dr, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
69%
  • Tyndall Elementary School
  • 7800 Tyndall Pkwy, Tyndall AFB
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 790
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
64%
  • Breakfast Point Academy
  • 601 N Richard Jackson Blvd, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 1,453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
63%
  • A. Crawford Mosley High School
  • 501 Mosley Dr, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,687
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
63%
  • Mowat Middle School
  • 1903 W Highway 390, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,017
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
63%
  • Deer Point Elementary School
  • 4800 Highway 2321, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 718
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • Bay Virtual Instruction Program
  • 1311 Balboa Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 54
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
58%
  • 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
57%
  • Hutchison Beach Elementary School
  • 12900 Middle Beach Rd, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 721
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
57%
  • Surfside Middle School
  • 300 Nautilus St, Panama City Beach
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 753
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
57%
  • Lynn Haven Elementary School
  • 301 W 9th St, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 775
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
54%
  • Deane Bozeman School
  • 13410 Highway 77, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 1,154
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
53%
  • Northside Elementary School
  • 2001 Northside Dr, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 694
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
53%
  • Merritt Brown Middle School
  • 5044 Merritt Brown Way, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 727
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
52%
  • Tommy Smith Elementary School
  • 5044 Tommy Smith Dr, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 720
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Waller Elementary School
  • 11332 E Highway 388, Youngstown
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 476
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Bay Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
  • 1311 Balboa Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 28
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
47%
  • Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12
  • 2381 St Andrews Blvd, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 125
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
47%
  • Southport Elementary School
  • 1835 Bridge St, Southport
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Callaway Elementary School
  • 7115 E Highway 22, Callaway
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
45%
  • Bay High School
  • 1200 Harrison Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
45%
  • Lucille Moore Elementary School
  • 1900 Michigan Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 557
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
41%
  • Hiland Park Elementary School
  • 2507 E Baldwin Rd, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 837
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
40%
  • Merriam Cherry Street Elementary
  • 1125 Cherry St, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 403
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
39%
  • Rutherford High School
  • 1000 School Ave, Springfield
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,188
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
37%
  • Oscar Patterson Elementary Magnet
  • 1025 Redwood Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
37%
  • Springfield Elementary School
  • 520 School Ave, Springfield
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
37%
  • Everitt Middle School
  • 608 School Ave, Springfield
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 608
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Jinks Middle School
  • 600 W 11th St, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
35%
  • Parker Elementary School
  • 640 S Highway 22 A, Parker
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 630
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Cedar Grove Elementary School
  • 2826 E 15th St, Cedar Grove
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 473
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
35%
  • Margaret K. Lewis In Millville
  • 203 N East Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 136
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
30%
  • Oakland Terrace School For The Visual And Performing Arts
  • 2010 W 12th St, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
25%
  • Bay Regional Juvenile Detention Center
  • 450 E 11th St, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 27
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Panama City Marine Institute
  • 200 E Beach Dr, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 95
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
20%
  • St. Andrew School
  • 3001 W 15th St, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 124
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
20%
  • New Horizons Learning Center
  • 3200 Minnesota Ave, Lynn Haven
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 118
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
12%
  • Rosenwald High School
  • 924 Bay Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 246
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
10%
  • C C Washington Academy
  • 924 Bay Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 119
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Exceptional Student Education
  • 1311 Balboa Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Chautauqua Charter School
  • 1118 Magnolia Ave, Panama City
  • BAY
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 44
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
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Panama City school information

IndexPanama CityFloridaNational
Average Test Scores46%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools333,38879,221
Total private schools81,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools44667,963
The Panama City, FL educational system consists of 33 public schools, 8 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Panama City public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 6% lower than than the Florida average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Panama City public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.7% have completed high school, 22.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Panama City

IndexPanama CityFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.7%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college56.9%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.5%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

Panama City, FL School Districts

Bay County School District

Listed above are Bay County School District, Panama City schools. To customize your list of Bay County School District 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 Bay County School District 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 Beach, FL12,33359%19%
Callaway, FL14,94247%4%
Panama City, FL36,65446%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winter Haven, FL36,66941%18%
Pleasant Grove, UT36,67847%5%
Commack, NY36,62572%46%
New Albany, IN36,62258%19%
Fort Lee, NJ36,60762%27%
Panama City, FL36,65446%6%
Source: The Panama City, 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.