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75%
  • Frank E. Brigham Academy
  • 601 Avenue C Se, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 527
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
63%
  • Chain Of Lakes Elementary School
  • 7001 County Road 653, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,077
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
61%
  • Jewett Middle Academy Magnet
  • 601 Avenue T Ne, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
52%
  • Jewett School Of The Arts
  • 2250 8th St Ne, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 738
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Ridge Career Center
  • 7700 Lucerne Park Rd, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 123
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
47%
  • Elbert Elementary School
  • 205 15th St Ne, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 638
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
39%
  • Lake Shipp Elementary School
  • 250 Camellia Dr, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 550
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
37%
  • Inwood Elementary School
  • 2200 Avenue G Nw, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 412
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Fred G. Garner Elementary School
  • 2500 Havendale Blvd Nw, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 646
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
31%
  • Winter Haven Senior High School
  • 600 6th St Se, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,953
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
30%
  • Denison Middle School
  • 400 Avenue A Se, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 842
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
13%
  • New Beginnings High School
  • 3425 Lake Alfred Rd, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 382
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
0%
  • Winter Haven Pace
  • 1201 1st St S, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 1 - 12 · Students: 5
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Chain Of Lakes Collegiate High
  • 999 Avenue H Ne, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: 291
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
n/a
  • Winter Haven Head Start
  • 135 Avenue Y Ne, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 35
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
n/a
  • Ridge Teen Parent Program
  • 7700 Lucerne Park Rd, Winter Haven
  • POLK
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 71
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Winter Haven school information

IndexWinter HavenFloridaNational
Average Test Scores41%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools193,38879,221
Total private schools101,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools24667,963
The Winter Haven, FL educational system consists of 19 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Winter Haven public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 18% lower than than the Florida average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Winter Haven public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.9% have completed high school, 17.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Winter Haven

IndexWinter HavenFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.9%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college48.4%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

Winter Haven, FL School Districts

Polk County School District

There are a total of 19 public schools, 10 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Winter Haven. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Winter Haven, FL schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Winter Haven, FL, an average of 81.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Winter Haven 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 Winter Haven, FL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crooked Lake Park, FL1,66577%55%
Babson Park, FL1,40968%38%
Lakeland Highlands, FL12,42667%36%
Grenelefe, FL1,64752%6%
Davenport, FL3,35952%5%
Winter Haven, FL36,66941%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pleasant Grove, UT36,67847%5%
Panama City, FL36,65446%6%
Hot Springs, AR36,71130%40%
Commack, NY36,62572%46%
New Albany, IN36,62258%19%
Winter Haven, FL36,66941%18%
Source: The Winter Haven, 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.