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Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 14%

Pensacola school information

IndexPensacolaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores48%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools693,38879,221
Total private schools291,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools104667,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Pensacola are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 69 public schools in Pensacola
  • 90.0% of people in Pensacola have completed 8th grade
  • 89.3% of people in Pensacola have completed high school
  • 34.7% of people in Pensacola have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Pensacola

      IndexPensacolaFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.0%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school89.3%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college68.8%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.9%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors34.7%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters13.0%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.6%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

      Pensacola, FL School Districts

      • Escambia County School District

      There are a total of 69 public schools, 29 private schools and 10 post-secondary schools in Pensacola. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pensacola, FL schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Pensacola, FL, an average of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Oriole Beach, FL1,63683%69%
      Gulf Breeze, FL6,20578%58%
      Pace, FL21,92271%43%
      Pea Ridge, FL3,80171%43%
      Woodlawn Beach, FL2,39170%42%
      Pensacola, FL53,25048%2%

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      Pensacola, FL53,25048%2%
      Source: The Pensacola, 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.