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87%
  • Southside Elementary School
  • 1901 Webber St, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 725
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
83%
  • Lakeview Elementary School
  • 7299 Proctor Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
80%
  • Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences
  • 645 Central Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 750
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
80%
  • Sarasota Suncoast Academy
  • 8084 Hawkins Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 500
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
80%
  • Tatum Ridge Elementary School
  • 4100 Tatum Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 669
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
78%
  • Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus
  • 2901 W Tamiami Cir, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 591
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
75%
  • Imagine School At Palmer Ranch
  • 6220 Mcintosh Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 429
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
63%
  • Sarasota Military Academy Prep
  • 3101 Bethel Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
62%
  • Alta Vista Elementary School
  • 1050 S Euclid Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
60%
  • Brookside Middle School
  • 3636 S Shade Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 820
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
55%
  • Sarasota Military Academy
  • 801 N Orange Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,094
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
54%
  • Tuttle Elementary School
  • 2863 8th St, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 701
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
54%
  • Sarasota High School
  • 1000 S School Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,110
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
51%
  • Suncoast School For Innovative Studies
  • 845 S School Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
49%
  • Kinnan Elementary School
  • 3415 Tallevast Rd, Sarasota
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 656
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
42%
  • Oak Park School
  • 7285 Proctor Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 345
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
40%
  • Booker High School
  • 3201 N Orange Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,087
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
40%
  • Florine J Abel Elementary School
  • 7100 Madonna Pl, Sarasota
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 554
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Access To Education
  • 350 Braden Ave, Sarasota
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 39
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
0%
  • Easter Seals
  • 350 Braden Ave, Sarasota
  • MANATEE
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 24
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Community Haven For Adults And Children With Disabilities I
  • 4405 Desoto Rd, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 5
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 1:1
n/a
  • Children First
  • 1723 N Orange Ave, Sarasota
  • SARASOTA
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 28
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
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Sarasota school information

IndexSarasotaFloridaNational
Average Test Scores57%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:117:116:1
Total public schools423,38879,221
Total private schools261,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools114667,963
The Sarasota, FL educational system consists of 42 public schools, 26 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools. Sarasota public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 16% higher than than the Florida average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sarasota public schools is 14:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 34.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Sarasota

IndexSarasotaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 42 public schools, 26 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools in Sarasota. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sarasota, FL schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Sarasota, FL, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Sarasota 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 Sarasota, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Osprey, FL6,56199%101%
Holmes Beach, FL4,11982%67%
Nokomis, FL3,43181%64%
Bee Ridge, FL9,99880%62%
Gulf Gate Estates, FL10,67669%39%
Sarasota, FL54,42557%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Highland, CA54,49034%32%
Rosemead, CA54,50748%2%
Dublin, CA54,52372%47%
Normal, IL54,53438%23%
Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%
Sarasota, FL54,42557%17%
Source: The Sarasota, 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.