Top 10 Best Leon County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 60 public schools serving 34,979 students in Leon County, FL. Leon County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Leon County, FL are Hawks Rise Elementary School, Roberts Elementary School and Killearn Lakes Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Leon County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Leon County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Leon County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hawks Rise Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 Meadow Ridge Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 487-4733
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #22.
Roberts Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5777 Pimlico Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850) 488-0923
Grades: PK-5
| 828 students
Rank: #33.
Killearn Lakes Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8037 Deer Lk E
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 921-1265
Grades: PK-5
| 796 students
Rank: #44.
Gilchrist Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1301 Timberlane Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 487-4310
Grades: PK-5
| 811 students
Rank: #55.
William J Montford Iii Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5789 Pimlico Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850) 922-6011
Grades: 6-8
| 983 students
Rank: #66.
Desoto Trail Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5200 Tredington Park Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850) 488-4511
Grades: PK-5
| 652 students
Rank: #77.
Deerlake Middle School
Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9902 Deer Lk W
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 922-6545
Grades: 6-8
| 987 students
Rank: #88.
Florida State University School
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3000 School House Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 245-3700
Grades: K-12
| 1,830 students
Rank: #99.
Buck Lake Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1600 Pedrick Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32317
(850) 488-6133
Grades: PK-5
| 714 students
Rank: #1010.
Lawton Chiles High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7200 Lawton Chiles Ln
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 488-1756
Grades: 9-12
| 2,037 students
Rank: #1111.
The School Of Arts And Sciences On Thomasville
Charter School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3208 Thomasville Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 386-6566
Grades: K-8
| 452 students
Rank: #1212.
The School Of Arts & Sciences Centre
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2415 N Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 386-6566
Grades: K-8
| 354 students
Rank: #1313.
Leon County Virtual School Franchise
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
860 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7247
Grades: K-12
| 264 students
Rank: #1414.
Leon High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 E Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-1971
Grades: 9-12
| 1,992 students
Rank: #1515.
Swift Creek Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2100 Pedrick Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32317
(850) 487-4868
Grades: 6-8
| 806 students
Rank: #1616.
Sealey Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2815 Allen Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 488-5640
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #1717.
Canopy Oaks Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3250 Point View Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-3301
Grades: PK-5
| 619 students
Rank: #1818.
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
915 Hillcrest Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-3364
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #1919.
Tallahassee School Of Math & Sciences
Charter School
Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3434 N Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 681-7827
Grades: K-8
| 555 students
Rank: #2020.
Lincoln High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3838 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 487-2110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,854 students
Rank: #2121.
Kate Sullivan Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
927 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 487-1216
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #2222.
J Michael Conley Elementary School At Southwood
Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2400 Orange Ave E
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 414-5610
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #2323.
W T Moore Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1706 Dempsey Mayo Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 877-6158
Grades: PK-5
| 594 students
Rank: #2424.
Fairview Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3415 Zillah St
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 488-6880
Grades: 6-8
| 783 students
Rank: #2525.
Springwood Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3801 Fred George Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-6225
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #2626.
Chaires Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
4774 Chaires Crossroads
Tallahassee, FL 32317
(850) 488-5977
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #2727.
Raa Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
401 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-6287
Grades: 6-8
| 895 students
Rank: #2828.
Sail
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2006 Jackson Bluff Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-2468
Grades: 9-12
| 355 students
Rank: #2929.
Ruediger Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
526 W 10th Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-1074
Grades: PK-5
| 473 students
Rank: #3030.
Sabal Palm Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2813 Ridgeway St
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-0167
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #3131.
Fort Braden School
Math: 53% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
15100 Blountstown Hwy
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-9374
Grades: PK-8
| 717 students
Rank: #3232.
Oak Ridge Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4530 Shelfer Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 488-3124
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #3333.
Apalachee Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 488-7110
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #3434.
Governor's Charter School
Charter School
Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4351 Mahan Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 391-5259
Grades: PK-8
| 420 students
Rank: #3535.
Woodville School
Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9373 Woodville Hwy
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 487-7043
Grades: PK-8
| 474 students
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Leon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
526 N Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-1957
Grades: 1-8
| 26 students
500 N Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7667
Grades: 6-12
| 186 students
Amikids (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
2514 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 921-1250
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
2214 Belle Vue Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-4467
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
428 W Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 681-1929
Grades: 6-8
| 47 students
2006 Jackson Bluff Road
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
3333 W Pensacola St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-2277
Grades: 6-12
| 9 students
3611 Austin Davis Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 877-5187
Grades: K-8
| 188 students
P. O. Box 568
Woodville, FL 32362
(850) 488-2087
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
72757 W Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-714
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
526 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 922-5343
Grades: 12
| 36 students
2813 S Meridian St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 488-7526
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Life Skills Center (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
Charter School
324 North Adams St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 599-9190
Grades: 9-12
| 312 students
2967 Natural Bridge Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 414-6868
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
1344 Cross Creek Cir
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 921-9280
Grades: 6-12
| 70 students
3420 Capital Circle Sw
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-2087
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2609-e Springhill Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 921-0170
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students
3420 Capital Circle Sw
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 574-1029
Grades: 5-12
| 22 students
1500 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 681-7827
Grades: 6-8
| 167 students
500 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7624
Grades: 4-12
| 38 students
1900 Natural Bridge Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 922-4123
Grades: 6-8
| 125 students

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