Okaloosa School District

120 Lowery Pl Se
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-5547
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 52 public schools serving 32,340 students in Okaloosa School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Okaloosa School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
52 Schools
4,236 Schools
# Students
32,340 Students
2,830,604 Students
# Teachers
1,730 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Okaloosa School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (FL)
#12 out of 73 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall district rank of Okaloosa  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
62%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Okaloosa  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
58%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Okaloosa  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Okaloosa  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
87%
This chart displays public school graduation rate of Okaloosa  School District and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.70
# American Indian Students
120 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
520 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
3,937 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
36%
# Black Students
3,563 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
11%
21%
# White Students
21,114 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
65%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
129 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,957 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
453
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
2,385
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,505
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,512
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,403
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,329
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,566
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,462
213,379
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,525
219,532
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,559
226,086
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,867
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,459
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,245
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,070
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,074 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,135. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,540 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$358 MM
$34,349 MM
This chart displays total revenue of Okaloosa  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in Florida by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$341 MM
$33,354 MM
This chart displays total spending of Okaloosa  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in Florida by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,074
$12,135
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in Okaloosa  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in Florida by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,540
$11,783
This chart displays average spending per public school student in Okaloosa  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in Florida by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Okaloosa School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Okaloosa Stemm Center
Magnet School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
379 Edge Ave
Valparaiso, FL 32580
(850) 833-4120
Grades: 6-8
| 328 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 130 students
Rank: #33.
Collegiate High School At Northwest Florida State College
Charter School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 College Blvd E
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 729-4949
Grades: 10-12
| 280 students
Rank: #44.
Bluewater Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4545 Range Rd
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4240
Grades: PK-5
| 952 students
Rank: #55.
Liza Jackson Preparatory School
Charter School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
546 Mary Esther Blvd Ste 1
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3321
Grades: K-8
| 969 students
Rank: #66.
James E Plew Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
220 Pine Ave
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 830 students
Rank: #77.
Eglin Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Gaffney Rd
Eglin Afb, FL 32542
(850) 833-4320
Grades: PK-4
| 450 students
Rank: #88.
C. W. Ruckel Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 Partin Dr N
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4142
Grades: 6-8
| 1,146 students
Rank: #99.
Destin Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
630 Kelly St
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 833-4360
Grades: PK-4
| 940 students
Rank: #1010.
Antioch Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4700 Whitehurst Ln
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 683-7540
Grades: PK-5
| 947 students
Rank: #1111.
Destin Middle School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4608 Legendary Marina Dr
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 833-7655
Grades: 5-8
| 811 students
Rank: #1212.
Lula J. Edge Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Highway 85 N
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4138
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #1313.
Niceville Senior High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 John Sims Pkwy E
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4114
Grades: 9-12
| 2,095 students
Rank: #1414.
Addie R. Lewis School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
281 Mississippi Ave
Valparaiso, FL 32580
(850) 833-4130
Grades: PK-8
| 699 students
Rank: #1515.
Northwood Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 4th Ave
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7252
Grades: PK-5
| 833 students
Rank: #1616.
Florosa Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1700 W Highway 98
Mary Esther, FL 32569
(850) 833-4381
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #1717.
Destin High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Beach Drive
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 833-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 283 students
Rank: #1818.
Kenwood Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15 Eagle St Ne
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3570
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1919.
Fort Walton Beach High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Hollywood Blvd Sw
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,704 students
Rank: #2020.
Riverside Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3400 E Redstone Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7203
Grades: PK-5
| 942 students
Rank: #2121.
Shalimar Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1350 Joe Martin Cir
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 833-4339
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #2222.
Davidson Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6261 Old Bethel Rd
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 683-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,094 students
Rank: #2323.
Baker School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1369 14th St
Baker, FL 32531
(850) 689-7279
Grades: PK-12
| 1,464 students
Rank: #2424.
Walker Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2988 Stillwell Blvd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7220
Grades: PK-5
| 848 students
Rank: #2525.
Crestview High School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1250 N Ferdon Blvd
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7177
Grades: 9-12
| 2,280 students
Rank: #2626.
Shoal River Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3200 E Redstone Ave
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7229
Grades: 6-8
| 907 students
Rank: #2727.
Laurel Hill School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8078 4th St
Laurel Hill, FL 32567
(850) 652-4111
Grades: PK-12
| 427 students
Rank: #2828.
Elliott Point Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Hughes St Ne
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3355
Grades: PK-5
| 568 students
Rank: #2929.
Mary Esther Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
320 E Miracle Strip Pkwy
Mary Esther, FL 32569
(850) 833-3371
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #3030.
Bob Sikes Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
425 Adams Dr
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7268
Grades: PK-5
| 796 students
Rank: #3131.
Okaloosa Virtual Instruction Program
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
120 Lowery Pl Se
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
(850) 833-3100
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Rank: #3232.
Clifford Meigs Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 Richbourg Ave
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 833-4301
Grades: 6-8
| 593 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Crestview Youth (Non Secure)
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4449 Straight Line Rd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 833-3012
Grades: 6-12
| 19 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Crestview Youth Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4448 Straight Line Rd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7177
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students
Rank: #3535.
Okaloosa Regional Detention
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4448 Straight Line Rd
Crestview, FL 32539
(850) 689-7177
Grades: 5-12
| 6 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Okaloosa School District?
Okaloosa School District manages 52 public schools serving 32,340 students.
What is the rank of Okaloosa School District?
Okaloosa School District is ranked #11 out of 73 school districts in Florida (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Florida school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Okaloosa School District?
65% of Okaloosa School District students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Okaloosa School District?
Okaloosa School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Okaloosa School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,540 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 52 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 32,340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 88% (Top 50% in FL)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • : 58% (Top 20%)
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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