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Public School Ratings






Florida Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2021 – 2022 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2020
  • Educational Environment: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated July 2023

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Florida School Districts by City
Number Of Students 2,825,042
Number Of Florida Schools 4,245
Number Of Florida School Districts 75
Spending Per Student $11,546

State Test Scores

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
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57%
55%
52%
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    10th Grade
Reading Proficiency

Math Test

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
58%
61%
52%
48%
44%
40%
37%
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61%
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    4th Grade
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Math Proficiency

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/Racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 37.9% 48.1%
Black 22.1% 15.8%
Hispanic 36.6% 28.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 5.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.4%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 54.0% 48.1%
English Language Learners 10.0% 10.0%
Students With Disabilities 14.8% 14.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
17.8
15.9
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION

Florida Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 22,244,823 333,287,557
Population Density (per sq. mile) 409 93
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 5.2% 5.9%
5-19 Years Old 17.0% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 31.0% 33.2%
45-64 Years Old 26.4% 25.6%
65 Or Older 20.4% 16.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 8,331,082 120,158,879
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 8.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.0% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.5% 33.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 13.6% 17.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.7% 16.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 16.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.2% 11.8%
$15,000 or less 9.8% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For the State Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,112 $17,265,628,708 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $478 $1,349,528,117 4.1%
Staff $630 $1,780,076,891 5.5%
General Administration $94 $266,053,333 0.8%
School Administration $539 $1,522,617,570 4.7%
Operation $1,033 $2,918,193,171 8.9%
Transportation $354 $999,510,943 3.1%
Other $265 $749,659,946 2.3%
Total Support $3,393 $9,585,888,752 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,041 $5,766,642,880 17.7%
Total Expenditures $11,546 $32,617,996,570 100.0%
For the Nation Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,794 $384,567,026,223 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $41,500,431,613 5.3%
Staff $665 $32,787,987,253 4.2%
General Administration $269 $13,273,339,703 1.7%
School Administration $756 $37,281,585,830 4.8%
Operation $1,191 $58,747,506,944 7.6%
Transportation $504 $24,858,475,672 3.2%
Other $491 $24,247,526,162 3.1%
Total Support $4,716 $232,696,768,378 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $160,183,697,619 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,757 $777,446,989,564 100.0%