Top 10 Best Duval County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 212 public schools serving 130,481 students in Duval County, FL (there are 157 private schools, serving 30,327 private students). 81% of all K-12 students in Duval County, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Duval County, FL are Jacksonville Beach Elementary School, John Stockton Elementary School and Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Duval County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Duval County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Duval County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jacksonville Beach Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
315 10th St S
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 247-5942
Grades: K-5
| 598 students
Rank: #22.
John Stockton Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4827 Carlisle Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(904) 381-3955
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #33.
Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School
Magnet School
Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1819 Thacker Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 346-5650
Grades: 6-8
| 858 students
Rank: #44.
J. Allen Axson Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4763 Sutton Park Ct
Jacksonville, FL 32224
(904) 992-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #55.
Stanton College Preparatory
Magnet School
Math: 74% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1149 W 13th St
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 630-6760
Grades: 9-12
| 1,420 students
Rank: #66.
Alimacani Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2051 San Pablo Rd S
Jacksonville, FL 32224
(904) 221-7101
Grades: PK-5
| 788 students
Rank: #77.
River City Science Elementary Academy
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7450 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32216
(904) 855-8010
Grades: K-5
| 575 students
Rank: #88.
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3276 Norman E Thagard Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 693-7600
Grades: 6-8
| 999 students
Rank: #99.
Chet's Creek Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13200 Chets Creek Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32224
(904) 992-6390
Grades: K-5
| 1,127 students
Rank: #1010.
Atlantic Beach Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
298 Sherry Dr
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
(904) 247-5924
Grades: PK-5
| 479 students
Rank: #1111.
San Pablo Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
801 18th Ave N
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 247-5947
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #1212.
Hendricks Avenue Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3400 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 346-5610
Grades: K-5
| 620 students
Rank: #1313.
Neptune Beach Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1515 Florida Blvd
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
(904) 247-5954
Grades: PK-5
| 750 students
Rank: #1414.
River City Science At Mandarin
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10911 Old St Augustine Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32257
(904) 855-8010
Grades: K-8
| 869 students
Rank: #1515.
Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2445 San Diego Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 346-5620
Grades: 9-12
| 1,111 students
Rank: #1616.
New Berlin Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3613 New Berlin Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 714-4601
Grades: K-5
| 1,205 students
Rank: #1717.
Cornerstone Classical Academy
Charter School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2360 St Johns Bluff Rd S
Jacksonville, FL 32246
(904) 469-8171
Grades: PK-12
| 645 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Loretto Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3900 Loretto Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32223
(904) 260-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 959 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Seabreeze Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1400 Seabreeze Ave
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 247-5900
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #2020.
River City Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7565 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32216
(904) 855-8010
Grades: 6-12
| 950 students
Rank: #2121.
Ruth N. Upson Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1090 Dancy St
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 381-7485
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: #2222.
Paxon School/advanced Studies
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3239 Norman E Thagard Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 693-7583
Grades: 9-12
| 1,322 students
Rank: #2323.
Bartram Springs Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14799 Bartram Springs Pkwy
Jacksonville, FL 32258
(904) 260-5860
Grades: PK-5
| 1,108 students
Rank: #2424.
Fishweir Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3977 Herschel St
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 381-3910
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #2525.
Duval Charter At Baymeadows
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7510 Baymeadows Way
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 638-7947
Grades: K-8
| 1,263 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Duncan U. Fletcher Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2000 3rd St N
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
(904) 247-5929
Grades: 6-8
| 1,172 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Kernan Trail Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2281 Kernan Blvd S
Jacksonville, FL 32246
(904) 220-1310
Grades: K-5
| 648 students
Rank: #2828.
Mandarin Oaks Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10600 Hornets Nest Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32257
(904) 260-5820
Grades: PK-5
| 933 students
Rank: #2929.
San Mateo Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 67% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Baisden Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32218
(904) 696-8750
Grades: K-5
| 543 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Anchor Academy
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
555 Wonderwood Dr
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
(904) 247-5996
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Lavilla School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
501 N Davis St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 633-6069
Grades: 6-8
| 958 students
Rank: #3232.
Sabal Palm Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 Kernan Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 221-7169
Grades: PK-5
| 789 students
Rank: #3333.
Louis S. Sheffield Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13333 Lanier Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32226
(904) 696-8758
Grades: K-5
| 666 students
Rank: #3434.
Darnell Cookman Middle/high School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1701 N Davis St
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 630-6805
Grades: 6-12
| 1,130 students
Rank: #3535.
Duval Charter School At Flagler Center
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12755 Flagler Center Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32258
(904) 899-1010
Grades: K-8
| 937 students
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Duval County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4441 Westconnett Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32210
(904) 696-6631
Grades: 6-12
| 299 students
2100 Dunn Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32218
(407) 909-6277
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
9000 Southside Blvd Bldg 900
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 464-3895
Grades: K-5
| 168 students
330 W 9th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 630-6853
Grades: PK-12
| 86 students
3750 Springfield Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 630-6630
Grades: K-5
| 265 students
2334 Butler Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 924-3004
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
4604 Atlantic Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 306-0500
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
3725 Belfort Road
Jacksonville, FL 32216
(904) 296-1055
Grades: K-12
| 39 students
5430 Norwood Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 766-2222
Grades: 6-8
| 179 students
5335 Ramona Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 781-4411
Grades: K-5
| 141 students
9143 Phillips Highway, Suite 5
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(863) 271-4300
Grades: K-11
| n/a students
51701 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 390-211
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2335 W 18th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 798-4818
Grades: K-12
| 19 students
7000 Powers Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 390-2037
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
900 Acorn St
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 630-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 486 students
9951 Atlantic Blvd #319
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 721-0035
Grades: K-8
| 945 students
9143 Phillips Hwy Ste 590
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 247-3268
Grades: K-12
| 143 students
9143 Phillips Highway Ste 590,
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 247-3268
Grades: K-12
| 138 students
9143 Phillips Highway Suite 59
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 247-3268
Grades: K-12
| 373 students
9143 Philips Hwy Ste 590
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 247-3268
Grades: K-11
| 128 students
2671 Huffman Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32224
(904) 646-4889
Grades: 6-12
| 30 students
5258 Norwood Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 764-5755
Grades: 6-8
| 161 students
1221 E 16th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 630-6880
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
5454 Arlington Expressway
Jacksonville, FL 32211
(904) 721-0133
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
202 Century 21 Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32216
(904) 724-6488
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
1840 W 9th St
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 630-6640
Grades: 6-8
| 418 students
1531 Winthrop St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 630-6790
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
3101 Justina Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32277
(904) 745-4909
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
3816 N Main Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 630-6950
Grades: 9-12
| 1,513 students
1440 Mcduff Ave N
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 683-6643
Grades: K-2
| 310 students
1440 Mcduff Ave N
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 683-6643
Grades: K-4
| 497 students
1527 Gandy Street
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 924-9171
Grades: K-5
| 106 students
3108 Lenox Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 381-3925
Grades: 9-12
| 103 students
901 Kennard St
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 924-3024
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
580 Lawton Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 924-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 272 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Duval County, FL?
How many public schools are located in Duval County, FL?
212 public schools are located in Duval County, FL.
What percentage of students in Duval County, FL go to public school?
81% of all K-12 students in Duval County, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Duval County, FL?
Duval County, FL public schools minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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