Top 10 Best Okaloosa County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 30,719 students in Okaloosa County, FL. Okaloosa County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Okaloosa County, FL are Okaloosa Stemm Center, Liza Jackson Preparatory School and Northwest Florida Ballet Academie. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Okaloosa County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Okaloosa County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Okaloosa County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Okaloosa Stemm Center
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
379 Edge Ave
Valparaiso, FL 32580
(850) 833-4120
Grades: 6-8
| 239 students
Rank: #22.
Liza Jackson Preparatory School
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
546 Mary Esther Blvd Ste 1
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3321
Grades: K-8
| 851 students
Rank: #33.
Northwest Florida Ballet Academie
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
310 Perry Ave Se
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 664-7787
Grades: 3-8
| 139 students
Rank: #44.
James E Plew Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
220 Pine Ave
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 797 students
Rank: #55.
Destin Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
630 Kelly St
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 833-4360
Grades: PK-4
| 917 students
Rank: #66.
Lula J. Edge Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
300 Highway 85 N
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4138
Grades: PK-5
| 634 students
Rank: #77.
C. W. Ruckel Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Partin Dr N
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4142
Grades: 6-8
| 1,129 students
Rank: #88.
Niceville Senior High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
800 John Sims Pkwy E
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4114
Grades: 9-12
| 2,093 students
Rank: #99.
Antioch Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
4700 Whitehurst Ln
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 683-7540
Grades: PK-5
| 950 students
Rank: #1010.
Destin Middle School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4608 Legendary Marina Dr
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 833-7655
Grades: 5-8
| 746 students
Rank: #1111.
Florosa Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1700 W Highway 98
Mary Esther, FL 32569
(850) 833-4381
Grades: PK-5
| 552 students
Rank: #1212.
Addie R. Lewis School
Math: 81% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
281 Mississippi Ave
Valparaiso, FL 32580
(850) 833-4130
Grades: PK-8
| 726 students
Rank: #1313.
Eglin Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Gaffney Rd
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
(850) 833-4320
Grades: PK-4
| 507 students
Rank: #1414.
Riverside Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3400 E Redstone Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7203
Grades: PK-5
| 833 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Davidson Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6261 Old Bethel Rd
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 683-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,061 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Northwood Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 4th Ave
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7252
Grades: PK-5
| 852 students
Rank: #1717.
Kenwood Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15 Eagle St Ne
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3570
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
Rank: #1818.
Clifford Meigs Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Richbourg Ave
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 833-4301
Grades: 6-8
| 539 students
Rank: #1919.
Shalimar Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1350 Joe Martin Cir
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 833-4339
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
Rank: #2020.
Wright Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
305 Lang Rd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3580
Grades: PK-5
| 583 students
Rank: #2121.
Walker Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2988 Stillwell Blvd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7220
Grades: PK-5
| 857 students
Rank: #2222.
Fort Walton Beach High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Hollywood Blvd Sw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,698 students
Rank: #2323.
Crestview High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1250 N Ferdon Blvd
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7177
Grades: 9-12
| 1,965 students
Rank: #2424.
Mary Esther Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
320 E Miracle Strip Pkwy
Mary Esther, FL 32569
(850) 833-3371
Grades: PK-5
| 612 students
Rank: #2525.
Shoal River Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3200 E Redstone Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7229
Grades: 6-8
| 855 students
Rank: #2626.
Laurel Hill School
Math: 78% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
8078 4th St
Laurel Hill, FL 32567
(850) 652-4111
Grades: PK-12
| 394 students
Rank: #2727.
Baker School
Math: 62% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
1369 14th St
Baker, FL 32531
(850) 689-7279
Grades: PK-12
| 1,459 students
Rank: #2828.
Bob Sikes Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 Adams Dr
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7268
Grades: PK-5
| 863 students
Rank: #2929.
Choctawhatchee Senior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 Racetrack Rd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3614
Grades: 9-12
| 1,633 students
Rank: #3030.
Elliott Point Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Hughes St Ne
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3355
Grades: PK-5
| 655 students
Rank: #3131.
W. C. Pryor Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 Racetrack Rd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3613
Grades: 6-8
| 672 students
Rank: #3232.
Max Bruner Junior Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
322 Holmes Blvd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3266
Grades: 6-8
| 806 students
Rank: #3333.
Longwood Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Holly Ave
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 833-4329
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #3434.
Annette P. Edwins Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7 Wright Pkwy Sw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3333
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Crestview Youth Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4448 Straight Line Rd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7177
Grades: 6-12
| 39 students
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Okaloosa County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1015 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 301-3090
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
110 Racetrack Rd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3614
Grades: 9-12
| 65 students
1250 N Ferdon Blvd
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-5532
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
720 Lovejoy Rd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3106
Grades: 4-8
| 42 students
120 Lowery Place, S.e.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3100
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 Hollywood Blvd Sw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
461 School Avenue
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7433
Grades: 8-11
| 19 students
4448 Straight Line Rd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7800
Grades: 6-12
| 18 students
1250 N Ferdon Blvd
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7177
Grades: 9-12
| 50 students
101 Chinquapin Drive
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
(850) 833-4311
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
720 Essex Rd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3556
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
1976 Lewis Turner Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3889
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
9120 Lowery Place, Se
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-310
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
100 College Boulevard
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 729-4949
Grades: 1-12
| 239 students
379 Edge Avenue
Valparaiso, FL 32580
(850) 833-4120
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
379 Edge Ave
Valparaiso, FL 32580
(850) 833-4120
Grades: PK
| 10 students
720 Lovejoy Rd Nw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3345
Grades: PK-12
| 37 students

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