Top 10 Best Palm Harbor Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 9,407 students in Palm Harbor, FL (there are 8 private schools, serving 1,344 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Palm Harbor, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
The top ranked public schools in Palm Harbor, FL are Elisa Nelson Elementary School, Cypress Woods Elementary School and Sutherland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palm Harbor, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 68% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Palm Harbor have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Palm Harbor, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Elisa Nelson Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
415 15th St
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 588-5187
Grades: 1-5
| 410 students
Rank: #22.
Cypress Woods Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4900 Cypress Woods Blvd
Palm Harbor, FL 34685
(727) 538-7325
Grades: PK-5
| 742 students
Rank: #33.
Sutherland Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3150 N Belcher Rd
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 724-1466
Grades: PK-5
| 598 students
Rank: #44.
Ozona Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 Tampa Rd
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 724-1589
Grades: PK-5
| 781 students
Rank: #55.
Lake St. George Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2855 County Road 95
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 669-1161
Grades: PK-5
| 610 students
Rank: #66.
Plato Palm Harbor Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1601 Curlew Rd
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 228-6850
Grades: K-8
| 354 students
Rank: #77.
Curlew Creek Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3030 Curlew Rd
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 724-1423
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
Rank: #88.
Palm Harbor University High School
Magnet School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1900 Omaha St
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 669-1131
Grades: 9-12
| 2,480 students
Rank: #99.
Highland Lakes Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1230 Highlands Blvd
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 724-1429
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1010.
Joseph L. Carwise Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3301 Bentley Dr
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 724-1442
Grades: 6-8
| 1,155 students
Rank: #1111.
Palm Harbor Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1800 Tampa Rd
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 669-1146
Grades: 6-8
| 1,127 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Palm Harbor, Florida

Palm Harbor, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1900 Omaha St
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 669-1140
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
415 15th St
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(727) 669-1156
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Palm Harbor, FL?
The top ranked public schools in Palm Harbor, FL include Elisa Nelson Elementary School, Cypress Woods Elementary School and Sutherland Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Palm Harbor, FL?
11 public schools are located in Palm Harbor, FL.
What percentage of students in Palm Harbor, FL go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Palm Harbor, FL are educated in public schools (compared to the FL state average of 87%).
What is the racial composition of students in Palm Harbor, FL?
Palm Harbor, FL public schools minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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