Leon School District

2757 W Pensacola St
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2907
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Leon School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 56 public schools serving 32,508 students in Leon School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Leon School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
56 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
32,508 Students
2,830,721 Students
# Teachers
1,907 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Leon School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#34 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Leon  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Leon  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Leon  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Leon  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.70
# American Indian Students
50 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,267 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
3,080 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
36%
# Black Students
13,791 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
42%
21%
# White Students
12,387 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
38%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
29 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,904 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
406
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
2,544
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,531
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,455
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,579
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,457
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,546
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,381
213,424
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,505
219,539
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,524
226,151
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,850
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,335
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,428
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,967
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,722 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,134. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,064 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$381 MM
$34,349 MM
This chart display total revenue of Leon  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$360 MM
$33,354 MM
This chart display total spending of Leon  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,722
$12,134
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Leon  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,064
$11,783
This chart display average spending per public school student in Leon  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Leon School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hawks Rise Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 Meadow Ridge Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 487-4733
Grades: PK-5
| 779 students
Rank: #22.
Desoto Trail Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5200 Tredington Park Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850) 488-4511
Grades: PK-5
| 657 students
Rank: #33.
Gilchrist Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1301 Timberlane Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 487-4310
Grades: PK-5
| 831 students
Rank: #44.
Roberts Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5777 Pimlico Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850) 488-0923
Grades: PK-5
| 835 students
Rank: #55.
Deerlake Middle School
Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9902 Deer Lk W
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 922-6545
Grades: 6-8
| 942 students
Rank: #66.
Killearn Lakes Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8037 Deer Lk E
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 921-1265
Grades: PK-5
| 776 students
Rank: #77.
The School Of Arts And Sciences On Thomasville
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3208 Thomasville Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 386-6566
Grades: K-8
| 452 students
Rank: #88.
Buck Lake Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1600 Pedrick Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32317
(850) 488-6133
Grades: PK-5
| 717 students
Rank: #99.
William J Montford Iii Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5789 Pimlico Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32309
(850) 922-6011
Grades: 6-8
| 917 students
Rank: #1010.
The School Of Arts & Sciences Centre
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2415 N Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 386-6566
Grades: K-8
| 411 students
Rank: #1111.
Leon County Virtual School Franchise
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
860 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7247
Grades: K-12
| 701 students
Rank: #1212.
Lawton Chiles High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7200 Lawton Chiles Ln
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 488-1756
Grades: 9-12
| 2,021 students
Rank: #1313.
Swift Creek Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2100 Pedrick Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32317
(850) 487-4868
Grades: 6-8
| 727 students
Rank: #1414.
Leon High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
550 E Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-1971
Grades: 9-12
| 1,944 students
Rank: #1515.
Chaires Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4774 Chaires Crossroads
Tallahassee, FL 32317
(850) 488-5977
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #1616.
Tallahassee Classical School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4141 Artemis Way
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 487-7100
Grades: K-12
| 534 students
Rank: #1717.
Canopy Oaks Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3250 Point View Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-3301
Grades: PK-5
| 627 students
Rank: #1818.
W T Moore Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1706 Dempsey Mayo Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 877-6158
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #1919.
Kate Sullivan Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
927 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 487-1216
Grades: PK-5
| 710 students
Rank: #2020.
Sail
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2006 Jackson Bluff Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-2468
Grades: 9-12
| 365 students
Rank: #2121.
Second Chance At Ghazvini Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2514 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-2087
Grades: K-12
| 16 students
Rank: #2222.
J Michael Conley Elementary School At Southwood
Math: 44% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2400 Orange Ave E
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 414-5610
Grades: PK-5
| 693 students
Rank: #2323.
Raa Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-6287
Grades: 6-8
| 796 students
Rank: #2424.
Lincoln High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3838 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 487-2110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,810 students
Rank: #2525.
Tallahassee School Of Math & Sciences
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3434 N Monroe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 681-7827
Grades: K-8
| 556 students
Rank: #2626.
Fairview Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3415 Zillah St
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 488-6880
Grades: 6-8
| 743 students
Rank: #2727.
Elizabeth Cobb Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
915 Hillcrest Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-3364
Grades: 6-8
| 777 students
Rank: #2828.
Sealey Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2815 Allen Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 488-5640
Grades: PK-5
| 436 students
Rank: #2929.
Fort Braden School
Math: 37% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15100 Blountstown Hwy
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-9374
Grades: PK-8
| 670 students
Rank: #3030.
Bond Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2204 Saxon St
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-7676
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #3131.
Apalachee Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 488-7110
Grades: PK-5
| 540 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Oak Ridge Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4530 Shelfer Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 488-3124
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Pineview Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2230 Lake Bradford Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-2819
Grades: PK-5
| 354 students
Rank: #3434.
Woodville School
Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9373 Woodville Hwy
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 487-7043
Grades: PK-8
| 460 students
Rank: #3535.
Sabal Palm Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2813 Ridgeway St
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-0167
Grades: PK-5
| 460 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Leon School District?
Leon School District manages 56 public schools serving 32,508 students.
What is the rank of Leon School District?
Leon School District is ranked #33 out of 73 school districts in Florida (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Florida school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Leon School District?
42% of Leon School District students are Black, 38% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Leon School District?
Leon School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Leon School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,064 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 56 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 32,508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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