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Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 6%

St. Petersburg school information

IndexSt. PetersburgFloridaNational
Average Test Scores47%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools513,38879,221
Total private schools361,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools144667,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in St. Petersburg are 5% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 51 public schools in St. Petersburg
  • 86.0% of people in St. Petersburg have completed 8th grade
  • 85.3% of people in St. Petersburg have completed high school
  • 32.2% of people in St. Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in St. Petersburg

      IndexSt. PetersburgFloridaNational
      Completed 8th grade86.0%84.0%84.3%
      Completed high school85.3%83.0%83.0%
      Completed some college63.4%58.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree42.1%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors32.2%27.9%30.3%
      Completed masters11.9%10.0%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.9%3.1%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%

      St. Petersburg, FL School Districts

      • Pinellas County School District

      There are a total of 51 public schools, 36 private schools and 14 post-secondary schools in St. Petersburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for St. Petersburg, FL schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In St. Petersburg, FL, an average of 86.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Madeira Beach, FL4,34377%56%
      Ridgecrest, FL3,12066%34%
      Apollo Beach, FL16,48265%31%
      St. Pete Beach, FL9,52862%26%
      Seminole, FL17,90658%17%
      St. Petersburg, FL253,58547%5%

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      Durham, NC251,76134%31%
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      St. Petersburg, FL253,58547%5%
      Source: The St. Petersburg, 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.