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For the 2021 school year, there are 52 public schools serving 28,076 students in Bay County, FL. Bay County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Bay County, FL are University Academy Sabl Inc, Bay Haven Charter Middle School and Rising Leaders Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bay County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Bay County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Bay County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    University Academy Sabl Inc Charter School
    Math: 97% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1980 Discovery Loop
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 215-0097

    Grades: K-8 | 575 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Bay Haven Charter Middle School Charter School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2501 Hawks Landing Blvd
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 248-3500

    Grades: 6-8 | 462 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Rising Leaders Academy Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1527 Lincoln Ave
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 215-0844

    Grades: K-12 | 187 students
  • Rank: #44.
    North Bay Haven Career Academy Charter School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1 Buccaneer Dr
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 248-0801

    Grades: 9-12 | 759 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Patronis Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7400 Patronis Dr
    Panama City, FL 32408
    (850) 767-5075

    Grades: PK-5 | 728 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Bay Haven Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2501 Hawks Landing Blvd
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 248-3500

    Grades: K-5 | 767 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Bay Virtual Franchise Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1515 June Ave
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 767-4460

    Grades: 3-12 | 80 students
  • Rank: #88.
    North Bay Haven Charter Academy Middle School Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Buccaneer Dr
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 248-0801

    Grades: 6-8 | 526 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Tyndall Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7800 Tyndall Pkwy
    Panama City, FL 32403
    (850) 767-1714

    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    North Bay Haven Charter Academy Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1104 Balboa Ave
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 248-0801

    Grades: K-5 | 696 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Tommy Smith Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5044 Tommy Smith Dr
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 767-1688

    Grades: PK-5 | 660 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    West Bay Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    14813 School Dr
    Panama City Beach, FL 32413
    (850) 767-1850

    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Surfside Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    300 Nautilus St
    Panama City Beach, FL 32413
    (850) 767-5180

    Grades: 6-8 | 809 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Deane Bozeman School Math: 70% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    13410 Highway 77
    Panama City, FL 32409
    (850) 767-1300

    Grades: PK-12 | 1,254 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Lynn Haven Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 W 9th St
    Lynn Haven, FL 32444
    (850) 767-1454

    Grades: PK-5 | 709 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    A. Crawford Mosley High School Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    501 Mosley Dr
    Lynn Haven, FL 32444
    (850) 767-4400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,863 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    J.r. Arnold High School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    550 N Alf Coleman Rd
    Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (850) 767-3700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,755 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Merriam Cherry Street Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1125 Cherry St
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 767-1480

    Grades: PK-5 | 333 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Breakfast Point Academy Math: 66% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    601 N Richard Jackson Blvd
    Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (850) 767-1190

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,096 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    Hutchison Beach Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    12900 Middle Beach Rd
    Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (850) 767-5195

    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Mowat Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1903 W Highway 390
    Lynn Haven, FL 32444
    (850) 767-4040

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,095 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Northside Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2001 Northside Dr
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 767-1506

    Grades: PK-5 | 651 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Palm Bay Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1104 Balboa Ave
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 215-0770

    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Deer Point Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4800 Highway 2321
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 767-5462

    Grades: PK-5 | 770 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Southport Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1835 Bridge St
    Panama City, FL 32409
    (850) 767-1636

    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Bay Virtual Instruction (course Offerings) Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1515 June Ave
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 767-4460

    Grades: 6-12 | 16 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Merritt Brown Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5044 Merritt Brown Way
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 767-3976

    Grades: 6-8 | 761 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Bay High School Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 Harrison Ave
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 767-4600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,199 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Hiland Park Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2507 E Baldwin Rd
    Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 767-4685

    Grades: PK-5 | 776 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Parker Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    640 S Highway 22 A
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 767-4570

    Grades: PK-5 | 524 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Callaway Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7115 E Highway 22
    Panama City, FL 32404
    (850) 767-1241

    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Palm Bay Preparatory Academy 6-12 Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1104 Balboa Ave
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 215-0770

    Grades: 6-12 | 322 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Waller Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11332 E Highway 388
    Youngstown, FL 32466
    (850) 764-4341

    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Everitt Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    608 School Ave
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 767-3776

    Grades: 6-8 | 726 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Oakland Terrace School For The Visual And Performing Arts Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2010 W 12th St
    Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 767-4565

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
  • Show 17 more public schools in Bay County, FL (out of 52 total schools)
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