Top 10 Best Alachua County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 68 public schools serving 30,683 students in Alachua County, FL. Alachua County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Alachua County, FL are Expressions Learning Arts Academy, Alachua Learning Academy Middle School and Meadowbrook Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Alachua County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Alachua County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Alachua County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Expressions Learning Arts Academy
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5408 Sw 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 373-5223
Grades: K-5
| 88 students
Rank: #22.
Alachua Learning Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11100 W State Road 235
Alachua, FL 32616
(386) 418-2080
Grades: 6-8
| 53 students
Rank: #33.
Meadowbrook Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11525 Nw 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 333-2828
Grades: PK-5
| 836 students
Rank: #44.
Healthy Learning Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13505 West Newberry Rd
Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 372-2279
Grades: K-5
| 101 students
Rank: #55.
Alachua Learning Academy Elementary School
Charter School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11100 W State Road 235
Alachua, FL 32616
(386) 418-2080
Grades: K-5
| 109 students
Rank: #66.
Hidden Oak Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
2100 Fort Clarke Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 333-2801
Grades: PK-5
| 777 students
Rank: #77.
Micanopy Area Cooperative School Inc.
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
802 Nw Seminary Ave
Micanopy, FL 32667
(352) 466-0990
Grades: K-5
| 212 students
Rank: #88.
Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2525 School House Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 333-2825
Grades: PK-5
| 763 students
Rank: #99.
Kimball Wiles Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
4601 Sw 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 955-6955
Grades: PK-5
| 938 students
Rank: #1010.
P.k. Yonge Developmental Research School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1080 Sw 11th St
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 392-1554
Grades: K-12
| 1,153 students
Rank: #1111.
Boulware Springs Charter
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1303 Ne 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 215-2175
Grades: K-5
| 164 students
Rank: #1212.
William S. Talbot Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5701 Nw 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32653
(352) 955-6716
Grades: PK-5
| 756 students
Rank: #1313.
F. W. Buchholz High School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
5510 Nw 27th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 955-6702
Grades: 9-12
| 2,290 students
Rank: #1414.
High Springs Community School
Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1015 N Main St
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-1958
Grades: PK-8
| 931 students
Rank: #1515.
Stephen Foster Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3800 Nw 6th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 955-6706
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #1616.
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
3000 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 955-6839
Grades: 6-12
| 280 students
Rank: #1717.
Oak View Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1203 Sw 250th St
Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 472-1102
Grades: 5-9
| 835 students
Rank: #1818.
Archer Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14533 Sw 170th St
Archer, FL 32618
(352) 495-2111
Grades: PK-6
| 542 students
Rank: #1919.
Abraham Lincoln Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 Se 12th St
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 955-6711
Grades: 6-9
| 692 students
Rank: #2020.
Littlewood Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
812 Nw 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 955-6712
Grades: PK-5
| 729 students
Rank: #2121.
Kanapaha Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5005 Sw 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 955-6960
Grades: 6-8
| 1,029 students
Rank: #2222.
C. W. Norton Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 Nw 45th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 955-6765
Grades: PK-5
| 644 students
Rank: #2323.
Howard W. Bishop Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1901 Ne 9th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 955-6701
Grades: 6-8
| 693 students
Rank: #2424.
Glen Springs Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2826 Nw 31st Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 955-6708
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #2525.
Fort Clarke Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
9301 Nw 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 333-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 1,004 students
Rank: #2626.
Alachua Eschool (virtual Franchise)
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
620 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-7700
Grades: 6-12
| 85 students
Rank: #2727.
Newberry Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25705 Sw 15th Ave
Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 472-1100
Grades: PK-4
| 650 students
Rank: #2828.
Gainesville High School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1900 Nw 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 955-6707
Grades: 9-12
| 1,877 students
Rank: #2929.
Westwood Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3215 Nw 15th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
(352) 955-6718
Grades: 6-8
| 1,039 students
Rank: #3030.
The One Room School House Project
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4180 Ne 15th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 376-4014
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #3131.
Santa Fe High School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16213 Nw Us Highway 441
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-1125
Grades: 9-12
| 1,140 students
Rank: #3232.
Micanopy Middle School Inc.
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
708 Nw Okehumkee
Micanopy, FL 32667
(352) 466-1090
Grades: 6-10
| 65 students
Rank: #3333.
Newberry High School
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Sw 258th St
Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 472-1101
Grades: 9-12
| 693 students
Rank: #3434.
J. J. Finley Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1912 Nw 5th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32603
(352) 955-6705
Grades: K-5
| 680 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Alachua Virtual Instruction Program (district Provided)
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
620 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-7589
Grades: PK-6
| 23 students
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Alachua County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
0620 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-788
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2209 Nw 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 379-2902
Grades: 7-12
| 234 students
620 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-7589
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
312 Nw 16th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-6841
Grades: K-5
| 65 students
1108 Nw 7th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-6840
Grades: K-6
| 37 students
2106 Ne 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 955-6703
Grades: K-5
| 217 students
Desoto High School, Inc. (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
Charter School
14533 Sw 170th St
Archer, FL 32618
(352) 495-3326
Grades: 9-12
| 39 students
620 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-7050
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3600 Ne 15th Street
Gainesville, FL 32069
(352) 955-6875
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1717 Ne 9 St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 367-4369
Grades: 6-8
| 113 students
2802 Ne 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 955-7250
Grades: 6-12
| 75 students
125 Nw 23rd Ave Ste 3
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 381-1900
Grades: 1-5
| 67 students
3930 Ne 15 Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 336-4777
Grades: 2-5
| 46 students
620 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-7880
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
620 E University Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 955-7300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
908 Se Williston Road
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 692-3773
Grades: 6-8
| 30 students
1015 N Main Street
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-2701
Grades: 5-8
| 461 students
1000 Ne 16th Ave Bldg C
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 375-8838
Grades: 6-8
| 70 students
1000 Ne 16th Ave Bldg D, Bldg
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 375-8838
Grades: K-5
| 120 students
3501 Ne 12 St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 373-2747
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
14450 Ne 148th Ter
Waldo, FL 32694
(352) 468-1451
Grades: PK-5
| 193 students

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