Tallahassee school information

IndexTallahasseeFloridaNational
Average Test Scores50%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools583,38879,221
Total private schools301,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools124667,963
The Tallahassee, FL educational system consists of 58 public schools, 30 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools. Tallahassee public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 1% higher than than the Florida average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tallahassee public schools is 16:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.1% have completed high school, 47.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Tallahassee are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 58 public schools in Tallahassee.
  • 89.8% of people in Tallahassee have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.1% of people in Tallahassee have completed high school.
  • 47.6% of people in Tallahassee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tallahassee

IndexTallahasseeFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade89.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college76.3%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.1%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters22.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.9%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodville, FL2,64243%12%
Havana, FL1,80025%50%
Tallahassee, FL188,46650%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntsville, AL188,97348%2%
Grand Prairie, TX185,63171%45%
Salt Lake City, UT191,44639%20%
Knoxville, TN183,92751%3%
Overland Park, KS183,77558%19%
Tallahassee, FL188,46650%1%
Source: The Tallahassee, 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.