Top 3 Best Odessa Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 3,286 students in Odessa, FL (there are 5 private schools, serving 363 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Odessa, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Odessa, FL are Walker Middle Magnet School, Hammond Elementary School and Starkey Ranch K-8. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Odessa, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 80% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Odessa have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Odessa, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walker Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8282 N Mobley Rd
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 631-4726
Grades: 6-8
| 1,036 students
Rank: #22.
Hammond Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8008 N Mobley Rd
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 792-5120
Grades: PK-5
| 701 students
Rank: #33.
Starkey Ranch K-8
Magnet School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12200 Lake Blanche Drive
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 794-2000
Grades: PK-7
| 1,549 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Odessa, Florida

Odessa, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
8282 North Mobley Rd
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 631-4726
Grades: 6-8
| 648 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Odessa, FL?
The top ranked public schools in Odessa, FL include Walker Middle Magnet School, Hammond Elementary School and Starkey Ranch K-8.
How many public schools are located in Odessa, FL?
3 public schools are located in Odessa, FL.
What percentage of students in Odessa, FL go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Odessa, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Odessa, FL?
Odessa, FL public schools minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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