Top 10 Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 61 public schools serving 40,926 students in Marion County, FL. Marion County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, FL are Dr N H Jones Elementary School, Madison Street Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts and Eighth Street Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marion County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Marion County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dr N H Jones Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 93% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1900 Sw 5th St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7260
Grades: K-5
| 735 students
Rank: #22.
Madison Street Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
401 Nw Martin Luther King Jr A
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 671-7250
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #33.
Eighth Street Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
513 Se 8th St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7125
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #44.
Marion Charter School
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
39 Cedar Rd
Ocala, FL 34472
(352) 687-2100
Grades: K-5
| 209 students
Rank: #55.
Osceola Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
526 Se Tuscawilla Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7100
Grades: 6-8
| 975 students
Rank: #66.
Saddlewood Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3700 Sw 43rd Ct
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 291-4075
Grades: PK-5
| 873 students
Rank: #77.
Shady Hill Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5959 S Magnolia Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 291-4085
Grades: PK-5
| 553 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Hammett Bowen Jr. Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4397 Sw 95th St
Ocala, FL 34476
(352) 291-7900
Grades: PK-5
| 753 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Howard Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1655 Nw 10th St
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 671-7225
Grades: 6-8
| 1,070 students
Rank: #1010.
Belleview Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10500 Se 36th Ave
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6235
Grades: 6-8
| 1,432 students
Rank: #1111.
Ward-highlands Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
537 Se 36th Ave
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-6810
Grades: PK-5
| 768 students
Rank: #1212.
South Ocala Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1430 Se 24th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-4750
Grades: PK-5
| 658 students
Rank: #1313.
West Port High School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3733 Sw 80th Ave
Ocala, FL 34481
(352) 291-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,686 students
Rank: #1414.
Forest High School
Magnet School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5000 Se Maricamp Rd
Ocala, FL 34480
(352) 671-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,282 students
Rank: #1515.
Dunnellon Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10235 Sw 180th Avenue Rd
Dunnellon, FL 34432
(352) 465-6710
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #1616.
Dunnellon Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21005 Chestnut St
Dunnellon, FL 34431
(352) 465-6720
Grades: 6-8
| 617 students
Rank: #1717.
Romeo Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
19550 Sw 36th St
Dunnellon, FL 34431
(352) 465-6700
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #1818.
Maplewood Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4751 Se 24th St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-6820
Grades: PK-5
| 757 students
Rank: #1919.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4773 Sw 95th St
Ocala, FL 34476
(352) 291-7930
Grades: 6-8
| 1,311 students
Rank: #2020.
Fort King Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
545 Ne 17th Ave
Ocala, FL 34470
(352) 671-4725
Grades: 6-8
| 1,085 students
Rank: #2121.
Ocala Springs Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5757 Ne 40th Avenue Rd
Ocala, FL 34479
(352) 671-6360
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #2222.
North Marion Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2085 W Highway 329
Citra, FL 32113
(352) 671-6035
Grades: 6-8
| 802 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Belleview High School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10400 Se 36th Ave
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,645 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Belleview-santos Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9600 Se Us Highway 441
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6260
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #2525.
Vanguard High School
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Nw 28th St
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 671-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,595 students
Rank: #2626.
Ocali Charter Middle School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3233 Se Maricamp Rd Ste 106
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 264-9940
Grades: 6-8
| 155 students
Rank: #2727.
Marion Oaks Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
280 Marion Oaks Trl
Ocala, FL 34473
(352) 291-7975
Grades: PK-5
| 814 students
Rank: #2828.
Reddick-collier Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4595 W Highway 316
Reddick, FL 32686
(352) 671-6070
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #2929.
Legacy Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8496 Juniper Rd
Ocala, FL 34480
(352) 671-0800
Grades: PK-5
| 725 students
Rank: #3030.
Mcintosh Area School
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20400 10th St
Mc Intosh, FL 32664
(352) 591-9797
Grades: K-5
| 49 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Harbour View Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8445 Se 147th Pl
Summerfield, FL 34491
(352) 671-6110
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Stanton-weirsdale Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
16705 Se 134th Ter
Weirsdale, FL 32195
(352) 671-6150
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #3333.
Horizon Academy At Marion Oaks
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
365 Marion Oaks Dr
Ocala, FL 34473
(352) 671-6290
Grades: 5-8
| 883 students
Rank: #3434.
Lake Weir Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10220 Se Sunset Harbor Rd
Summerfield, FL 34491
(352) 671-6120
Grades: 6-8
| 1,168 students
Rank: #3535.
Pace Center For Girls Inc.
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
328 Ne 1st Ave Ste 500
Ocala, FL 34470
(352) 369-0571
Grades: 6-12
| 45 students
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Marion County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Arc Birth-3 (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
2800 Se Maricamp Rd
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 387-2210
Grades: PK
| n/a students
907 Sw 3rd St
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 690-1610
Grades: 9-12
| 240 students
10400 Se 36th Avenue
Belleview, FL 34420
(352) 671-6210
Grades: 10-12
| 70 students
4000 W Anthony Rd
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 671-4925
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
19185 Ne 13th St
Silver Springs, FL 34488
(727) 461-2990
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
5895 Se 83rd St
Ocala, FL 34472
(352) 245-6600
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
P. O. Box 4995
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 622-1921
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2091 Ne 35th Street
Ocala, FL 34479
(352) 369-4040
Grades: 5-8
| 70 students
4055 Nw 105th St
Ocala, FL 34482
(352) 671-6860
Grades: 6-12
| 48 students
512 S.e. 3rd Street
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 671-7532
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2p.o. Box 670
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 671-770
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1014 Sw 7th Rd
Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 671-7200
Grades: 8-12
| 32 students
1517 Se 30th Ave Ste 3
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 671-6848
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
700 Nw 30th Ave
Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 732-1450
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
2091 Ne 35th Street
Ocala, FL 34479
(352) 732-7656
Grades: 9-12
| 108 students
Student Services/ese (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1614 E Ft King St
Ocala, FL 34478
(352) 671-7700
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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