Top 10 Best Palmetto Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 9,871 students in Palmetto, FL (there are 3 private schools, serving 96 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Palmetto, FL are educated in public schools compared to the FL state average of 87%. 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 57% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 56% 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 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Palmetto, FL Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palmetto Charter School
Charter School
Math: 88% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1607 17th St W
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-3711
Grades: PK-8
| 364 students
Rank: #22.
Virgil Mills Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7200 69th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 817 students
Rank: #33.
Manatee School For The Arts
Charter School
Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
700 Haben Blvd
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-6800
Grades: 6-12
| 1,897 students
Rank: #44.
Blackburn Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3904 17th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 495 students
Rank: #55.
Buffalo Creek Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7320 69th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2260
Grades: 6-8
| 1,272 students
Rank: #66.
Imagine Charter School At North Manatee
Charter School
Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9275 49th Ave E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 981-5345
Grades: PK-8
| 598 students
Rank: #77.
Manatee Virtual School ( Virtual Franchise)
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 1st Ave E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 708-4971
Grades: 1-12
| 21 students
Rank: #88.
James Tillman Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1415 29th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4833
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #99.
Palm View K-8 School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6025 Bayshore Rd
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4812
Grades: PK-8
| 749 students
Rank: #1010.
Palmetto Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1540 10th St W
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4822
Grades: PK-5
| 672 students
Rank: #1111.
Palmetto High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 17th St W
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 723-4848
Grades: 9-12
| 2,065 students
Rank: #1212.
Lincoln Memorial Academy
Charter School
Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
305 17th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-6840
Grades: 6-8
| 332 students
Rank: n/an/a
1400 1st Ave E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 708-4971
Grades: K-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
The Port Academy
Alternative School
14470 Harlee Rd
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 747-3011
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Palmetto, Florida

Palmetto, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Amikids (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
906 17th St West
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-2100
Grades: 6-12
| 45 students
305 17th St E
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 721-6840
Grades: 6-8
| 477 students
Manatee Co. Juvenile Justice (Closed 2008)
Alternative School
Charter School
14470 Harllee Road
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 747-3011
Grades: 8-12
| 96 students
14494 Harlee Rd
Palmetto, FL 34221
(941) 722-3700
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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