Top 10 Best Arcadia Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,086 students in Arcadia, FL (there are 3 private schools, serving 279 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Arcadia, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Arcadia, FL are Desoto Virtual Academy, Memorial Elementary School and West Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arcadia, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Arcadia have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Arcadia, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Desoto Virtual Academy
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
530 Lasolona Ave
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-4222
Grades: K-12
| 78 students
Rank: #22.
Memorial Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
851 E Hickory St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-0755
Grades: PK-5
| 864 students
Rank: #33.
West Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
304 W Imogene St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-3155
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #44.
Desoto Virtual Franchise
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
310 W Whidden St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 993-1333
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: #55.
Desoto Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
420 E Gibson St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-4133
Grades: 6-8
| 1,035 students
Rank: #66.
Desoto County High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1710 E Gibson St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-3434
Grades: 9-12
| 1,244 students
Rank: #77.
Desoto Secondary School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
318 N Wilson Ave
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-9303
Grades: K-12
| 70 students
Rank: n/an/a
310 W Whidden St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 993-1333
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Hospital And Homebound
Special Education School
494 N Manatee Ave
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-0261
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Reduced Services
Alternative School
310 W Whidden St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 993-1333
Grades: K-12
| 13 students
Rank: n/an/a
310 W Whidden St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 993-1333
Grades: PK
| 2 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Arcadia, Florida

Arcadia, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5871 Southeast Hwy 31
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 491-5367
Grades: 6-12
| 126 students
12100 Sw Academy Dr
Arcadia, FL 34269
(941) 586-5576
Grades: K-7
| 154 students
5891 Se Highway 31
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-0151
Grades: K-12
| 39 students
310 W Whidden St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 993-1333
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2p. O. Drawer 2000
Arcadia, FL 34265
(863) 494-422
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
318 N Wilson Ave
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-9303
Grades: PK
| 41 students
5871 Southeast Hwy 31
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 491-5300
Grades: 6-12
| 125 students
4846 Sw Shores Ave, Pk Unit
Arcadia, FL 34266
(863) 494-4511
Grades: PK
| n/a students
8805 Sw Start Center St
Arcadia, FL 34269
(863) 494-3434
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Arcadia, FL?
The top ranked public schools in Arcadia, FL include Desoto Virtual Academy, Memorial Elementary School and West Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Arcadia, FL?
11 public schools are located in Arcadia, FL.
What percentage of students in Arcadia, FL go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Arcadia, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Arcadia, FL?
Arcadia, FL public schools minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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