Manatee School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 77 public schools serving 48,922 students in Manatee School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Manatee School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Manatee School District are Palmetto Charter School, State College Of Florida Collegiate School and Robert Willis Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Manatee School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Manatee School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
77 Schools
4,311 Schools
# Students
48,922 Students
2,816,503 Students
# Teachers
3,245 Teachers
176,036 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Manatee School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#36 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Manatee  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manatee  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Manatee  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Manatee  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.70
# American Indian Students
64 Students
8,764 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
984 Students
77,665 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
16,478 Students
933,162 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
33%
# Black Students
6,737 Students
620,811 Students
% Black Students
14%
22%
# White Students
22,752 Students
1,072,362 Students
% White Students
46%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
50 Students
4,720 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,857 Students
98,713 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,254
60,572
# Students in K Grade:
3,495
198,642
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,503
206,303
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,488
206,269
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,157
224,726
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,975
219,006
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,856
214,507
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,948
218,850
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,568
209,971
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,611
210,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,637
218,381
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,682
215,569
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,500
211,597
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,248
201,501
# Ungraded Students:
-
381

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,092 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,011. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,864 is less than the state median of $14,989. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$543 MM
$143 MM
This chart display total revenue of Manatee  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$580 MM
$153 MM
This chart display total spending of Manatee  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,092
$14,011
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Manatee  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,864
$14,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Manatee  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Manatee School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palmetto Charter School
Charter School
Math: 88% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1607 17th St W
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-3711
Grades: PK-8
| 363 students
Rank: #22.
State College Of Florida Collegiate School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5491
Grades: 6-12
| 506 students
Rank: #33.
Robert Willis Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
14705 The Masters Ave
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 316-8245
Grades: PK-5
| 785 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Anna Maria Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4700 Gulf Dr
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
(941) 708-5525
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Gene Witt Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
200 Rye Rd E
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 741-3628
Grades: PK-5
| 725 students
Rank: #66.
Gilbert W Mcneal Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6325 Lorraine Rd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-8165
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #77.
Louise R. Johnson Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2121 26th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 741-3344
Grades: 6-8
| 525 students
Rank: #88.
B.d. Gullett Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
12125 44th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 727-2607
Grades: PK-5
| 952 students
Rank: #99.
R. Dan Nolan Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6615 Greenbrook Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-8200
Grades: 6-8
| 1,166 students
Rank: #1010.
Annie Lucy Williams Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3404 Fort Hamer Rd
Parrish, FL 34219
(941) 776-4040
Grades: PK-5
| 915 students
Rank: #1111.
Ida M. Stewart Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7905 15th Ave Nw
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3176
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #1212.
Rowlett Middle Academy
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 30th Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 462-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 297 students
Rank: #1313.
Virgil Mills Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
7200 69th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 1,232 students
Rank: #1414.
Myakka City Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
37205 Manatee Ave
Myakka City, FL 34251
(941) 708-5515
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #1515.
William Monroe Rowlett Academy For Arts And Communication
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3500 9th St E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 708-6100
Grades: K-5
| 918 students
Rank: #1616.
Braden River Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6125 River Club Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-7012
Grades: PK-5
| 660 students
Rank: #1717.
Lakewood Ranch High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5500 Lakewood Ranch Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 727-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,415 students
Rank: #1818.
Carlos E. Haile Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9501 Fl 64
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 714-7240
Grades: 6-8
| 1,209 students
Rank: #1919.
Tara Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
6950 Linger Lodge Rd E
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 751-7660
Grades: PK-5
| 715 students
Rank: #2020.
Palma Sola Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6806 5th Ave Nw
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3179
Grades: PK-5
| 596 students
Rank: #2121.
Team Success A School Of Excellence
Charter School
Math: 74% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
202 13th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 714-7260
Grades: K-12
| 696 students
Rank: #2222.
Frances Wakeland Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1812 27th St E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 741-3358
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students
Rank: #2323.
Manatee School For The Arts
Charter School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
700 Haben Blvd
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-6800
Grades: 6-12
| 2,066 students
Rank: #2424.
Jessie P. Miller Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 43rd St W
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 770 students
Rank: #2525.
Freedom Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
9515 E State Road 64
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 708-4990
Grades: PK-5
| 815 students
Rank: #2626.
Braden River Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6215 River Club Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-7080
Grades: 6-8
| 1,145 students
Rank: #2727.
Braden River High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6545 Sr 70 E
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 751-8230
Grades: 9-12
| 2,188 students
Rank: #2828.
Blackburn Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
3904 17th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #2929.
Imagine Charter At Lakewood Ranch
Charter School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10535 Portal Crossing
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 750-0900
Grades: PK-8
| 513 students
Rank: #3030.
Manatee High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
902 33rd Street Ct W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 714-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,302 students
Rank: #3131.
Buffalo Creek Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
7320 69th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2260
Grades: 6-8
| 1,009 students
Rank: #3232.
Imagine Charter School At North Manatee
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9275 49th Ave E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 981-5345
Grades: PK-8
| 604 students
Rank: #3333.
Sea Breeze Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3601 71st St W
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3190
Grades: PK-5
| 602 students
Rank: #3434.
Manatee Virtual Franchise (etech School Of Manatee)
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 Manatee Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 708-8770
Grades: K-12
| 64 students
Rank: #3535.
James Tillman Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1415 29th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4833
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Manatee
  • 215 MANATEE AVE W, BRADENTON, FL, 34205-8840
  • (941) 708-8770
  • manateeschools.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 48,922 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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