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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 10,224 students in Palmetto, FL. Palmetto has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Palmetto, FL are Palmetto Charter School, Virgil Mills Elementary School and Manatee School For The Arts. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Palmetto, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Palmetto have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Palmetto, FL Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Palmetto Charter School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1607 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-3711

    Grades: PK-8 | 363 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Virgil Mills Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7200 69th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-2140

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,232 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Manatee School For The Arts Charter School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    700 Haben Blvd
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6800

    Grades: 6-12 | 2,066 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Buffalo Creek Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7320 69th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-2260

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,009 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Imagine Charter School At North Manatee Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9275 49th Ave E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 981-5345

    Grades: PK-8 | 604 students
  • Rank: #66.
    James Tillman Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1415 29th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4833

    Grades: PK-5 | 547 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Blackburn Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3904 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4800

    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Palmetto High School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1200 17th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4848

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,207 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Palmetto Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1540 10th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4822

    Grades: PK-5 | 709 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Palm View Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6025 Bayshore Rd
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4812

    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lincoln Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6840

    Grades: 6-8 | 477 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Amikids Manatee Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2715 16th Ave E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 723-4702

    Grades: 6-12 | 28 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Just For Girls Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 10th St W
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 722-1475

    Grades: 6-8 | 35 students
  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    Lincoln Memorial Academy Charter School
    305 17th St E
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 721-6840

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    Palmetto Youth Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    14494 Harlee Rd
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 722-3700

    Grades: 7-12 | 46 students
  • Rank: #14-1614.- 16.
    The Port Academy Alternative School
    14470 Harlee Rd
    Palmetto, FL 34221
    (941) 747-3011

    Grades: 8-12 | 10 students
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