Okaloosa School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 51 public schools serving 31,683 students in Okaloosa School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Okaloosa School District 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).
The top ranked public schools in Okaloosa School District 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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
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).

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 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Okaloosa School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
51 Schools
4,371 Schools
# Students
31,683 Students
2,831,636 Students
# Teachers
1,819 Teachers
177,007 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Okaloosa School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#7 out of 73 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Okaloosa  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
59%
This chart display 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 FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
56%
This chart display 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 FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Okaloosa  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.70
# American Indian Students
116 Students
8,823 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
592 Students
77,795 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
3,189 Students
937,610 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
33%
# Black Students
3,786 Students
625,767 Students
% Black Students
12%
22%
# White Students
21,221 Students
1,077,530 Students
% White Students
67%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
115 Students
4,744 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,664 Students
99,271 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
472
61,188
# Students in K Grade:
2,424
200,169
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,466
207,566
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,456
207,581
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,632
226,299
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,560
220,485
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,458
215,768
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,571
219,863
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,359
210,573
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,409
210,971
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,489
219,253
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,293
216,483
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,134
212,568
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,960
202,869
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,810 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,011. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,525 is less than the state median of $14,989. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$311 MM
$143 MM
This chart display total revenue of Okaloosa  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$302 MM
$153 MM
This chart display total spending of Okaloosa  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,810
$14,011
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Okaloosa  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,525
$14,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Okaloosa  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Okaloosa School District 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.
Bluewater Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4545 Range Rd
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 833-4240
Grades: PK-5
| 964 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
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: #3030.
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: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #3333.
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: #3434.
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: #3535.
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
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 31,683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 50% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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