Punta Gorda school information

IndexPunta GordaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores59%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:117:116:1
Total public schools93,38879,221
Total private schools11,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools14667,963
The Punta Gorda, FL educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Punta Gorda public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 20% higher than than the Florida average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Punta Gorda public schools is 22:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.2% have completed high school, 39.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Punta Gorda are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Punta Gorda.
  • 93.5% of people in Punta Gorda have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.2% of people in Punta Gorda have completed high school.
  • 39.0% of people in Punta Gorda have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Punta Gorda

IndexPunta GordaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school93.2%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college71.1%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Punta Gorda (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Port, FL60,87161%23%
Cleveland, FL3,02957%15%
Port Charlotte, FL58,00150%1%
Charlotte Harbor, FL3,78640%18%
Punta Gorda, FL17,72159%21%

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Colonia, NJ17,72843%13%
Hannibal, MO17,70747%5%
Marion, IL17,70328%42%
Martha Lake, WA17,70325%50%
Tiffin, OH17,70165%33%
Punta Gorda, FL17,72159%21%
Source: The Punta Gorda, 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.