Top 5 Best Panama City Beach Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,526 students in Panama City Beach, FL.
The top ranked public schools in Panama City Beach, FL are Breakfast Point Academy, Surfside Middle School and West Bay Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Panama City Beach, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Florida public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Panama City Beach have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Panama City Beach, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Breakfast Point Academy
(Math: 66% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 N Richard Jackson Blvd
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 767-1190
Grades: PK-8
| 1,037 students
Rank: #22.
Surfside Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 Nautilus St
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 767-5180
Grades: 6-8
| 791 students
Rank: #33.
West Bay Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14813 School Dr
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
(850) 767-1850
Grades: K-5
| 308 students
Rank: #44.
Hutchison Beach Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12900 Middle Beach Rd
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 767-5195
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #55.
J.r. Arnold High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
550 N Alf Coleman Rd
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 767-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,504 students
Rank: n/an/a
44 Chip Seal Parkway
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 767-5475
Grades: PK-8
| 230 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
410 Lyndell Lane
Panama City Beach, FL 32407
(850) 249-2144
Grades: K-5
| 18 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Panama City Beach, FL?
The top ranked public schools in Panama City Beach, FL include Breakfast Point Academy, Surfside Middle School and West Bay Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Panama City Beach, FL?
6 public schools are located in Panama City Beach, FL.
What is the racial composition of students in Panama City Beach, FL?
Panama City Beach, FL public schools minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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