Manatee School District

215 Manatee Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34205-8840
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 80 public schools serving 50,248 students in Manatee School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Manatee School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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
80 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
50,248 Students
2,830,721 Students
# Teachers
2,928 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Manatee 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 85% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Manatee  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
48%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Manatee  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.70
# American Indian Students
54 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,028 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
18,046 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
36%
# Black Students
6,396 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
13%
21%
# White Students
22,348 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
44%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
53 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,323 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,229
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
3,584
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,591
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,646
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
4,092
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,728
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,644
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,755
213,424
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,771
219,539
# Students in 8th Grade:
4,183
226,151
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,004
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,074
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,569
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,378
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,789 is higher than the state median of $12,134. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,317 is higher 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
$643 MM
$34,349 MM
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Spending
$619 MM
$33,354 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,789
$12,134
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,317
$11,783
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Manatee School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palmetto Charter School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1607 17th St W
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-3711
Grades: PK-8
| 364 students
Rank: #22.
Gene Witt Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
200 Rye Rd E
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 741-3628
Grades: PK-5
| 670 students
Rank: #33.
State College Of Florida Collegiate School
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5491
Grades: 6-12
| 504 students
Rank: #44.
Robert Willis Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
14705 The Masters Ave
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 316-8245
Grades: PK-5
| 780 students
Rank: #55.
Gilbert W Mcneal Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6325 Lorraine Rd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-8165
Grades: PK-5
| 681 students
Rank: #66.
Anna Maria Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4700 Gulf Dr
Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
(941) 708-5525
Grades: PK-5
| 195 students
Rank: #77.
Annie Lucy Williams Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3404 Fort Hamer Rd
Parrish, FL 34219
(941) 776-4040
Grades: PK-5
| 723 students
Rank: #88.
B.d. Gullett Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12125 44th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 727-2607
Grades: PK-5
| 1,280 students
Rank: #99.
R. Dan Nolan Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6615 Greenbrook Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-8200
Grades: 6-8
| 776 students
Rank: #1010.
Ida M. Stewart Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7905 15th Ave Nw
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3176
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1111.
Tara Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6950 Linger Lodge Rd E
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 751-7660
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1212.
Freedom Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9515 E State Road 64
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 708-4990
Grades: PK-5
| 593 students
Rank: #1313.
William Monroe Rowlett For Arts And Communication
Magnet School
Charter School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3500 9th St E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 708-6100
Grades: K-5
| 915 students
Rank: #1414.
Rowlett Middle Academy
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 30th Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 462-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 666 students
Rank: #1515.
Braden River Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6125 River Club Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-7012
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #1616.
Louise R Johnson K-8 School Of International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2121 26th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 741-3344
Grades: PK-8
| 892 students
Rank: #1717.
Virgil Mills Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7200 69th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 771 students
Rank: #1818.
Dr Mona Jain Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12205 44th Ave
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 727-4747
Grades: 6-8
| 1,062 students
Rank: #1919.
Carlos E. Haile Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9501 Fl 64
Bradenton, FL 34212
(941) 714-7240
Grades: 6-8
| 780 students
Rank: #2020.
Barbara A Harvey Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8610 115th Ave E
Parrish, FL 34219
(941) 803-9340
Grades: PK-5
| 914 students
Rank: #2121.
Palma Sola Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6806 5th Ave Nw
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3179
Grades: PK-5
| 440 students
Rank: #2222.
Myakka City Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
37205 Manatee Ave
Myakka City, FL 34251
(941) 708-5515
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #2323.
Jessie P. Miller Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 43rd St W
Bradenton, FL 34209
(941) 741-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #2424.
Buffalo Creek Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7320 69th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2260
Grades: 6-8
| 1,250 students
Rank: #2525.
Lakewood Ranch High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5500 Lakewood Ranch Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 727-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,429 students
Rank: #2626.
Parrish Charter Academy
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8605 Erie Rd
Parrish, FL 34219
(941) 545-6380
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #2727.
Imagine Charter School At North Manatee
Charter School
Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9275 49th Ave E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 981-5345
Grades: PK-8
| 646 students
Rank: #2828.
Marjorie G. Kinnan Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3415 Tallevast Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 358-2888
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #2929.
Team Success A School Of Excellence
Charter School
Math: 62% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
202 13th Ave E
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 714-7260
Grades: K-12
| 1,163 students
Rank: #3030.
Parrish Community High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11601 Erie Rd
Parrish, FL 34219
(941) 803-9330
Grades: 9-12
| 1,734 students
Rank: #3131.
Blackburn Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3904 17th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #3232.
Manatee School For The Arts
Charter School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Haben Blvd
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-6800
Grades: 6-12
| 1,902 students
Rank: #3333.
Manatee Virtual School ( Virtual Franchise)
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 1st Ave E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 708-4971
Grades: 1-12
| 179 students
Rank: #3434.
Braden River Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6215 River Club Blvd
Bradenton, FL 34202
(941) 751-7080
Grades: 6-8
| 913 students
Rank: #3535.
Access To Education
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6423 9th Street E
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 751-6550
Grades: 6-12
| 46 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Manatee School District?
Manatee School District manages 80 public schools serving 50,248 students.
What is the rank of Manatee School District?
Manatee School District is ranked #27 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Manatee School District?
44% of Manatee School District students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Manatee School District?
Manatee School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Manatee School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,317 is higher 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: 80 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 50,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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