Top 10 Best Palatka Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,374 students in Palatka, FL (there are 4 private schools, serving 514 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Palatka, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Palatka, FL are The Children's Reading Center, Kelley Smith Elementary School and Putnam Virtual Instruction Program (District Provided). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palatka, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Palatka have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Palatka, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
The Children's Reading Center
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7901 Saint Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 326-2762
Grades: K-6
| 243 students
Rank: #22.
Kelley Smith Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
141 Kelley Smith School Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0568
Grades: K-6
| 723 students
Rank: #33.
Putnam Virtual Instruction Program (District Provided)
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Reid St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0536
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Rank: #44.
James A. Long Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Old Jacksonville Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0575
Grades: K-6
| 552 students
Rank: #55.
Putnam Virtual Franchise
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Reid St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0536
Grades: K-12
| 128 students
Rank: #66.
Putnam Of Arts And Sciences
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
310 South Palm Ave
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 326-4212
Grades: 6-8
| 173 students
Rank: #77.
Mellon Learning Center
Special Education School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
156 Horseman Club Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0595
Grades: PK-12
| 242 students
Rank: #88.
William D. Moseley Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Husson Ave
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0562
Grades: K-6
| 598 students
Rank: #99.
Palatka Jr - Sr High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
302 Mellon Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0577
Grades: 7-12
| 1,661 students
Rank: #1010.
Putnam Edge High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 S 7th St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 385-7292
Grades: 9-12
| 51 students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Reid St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0536
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Reid St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0536
Grades: PK
| 3 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Palatka, Florida

Palatka, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1414 Bronson St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 312-4937
Grades: 9-12
| 46 students
1100 S 18th St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0569
Grades: 6
| 340 students
301 Mellon Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0593
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
200 South 7th St Campbell Adm
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0635
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
156 Horseman Club Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0530
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
0200 S 7th Street
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-051
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1100 N 19th St
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0588
Grades: 7-8
| 515 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Palatka, FL?
How many public schools are located in Palatka, FL?
12 public schools are located in Palatka, FL.
What percentage of students in Palatka, FL go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Palatka, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Palatka, FL?
Palatka, FL public schools minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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