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For the 2021 school year, there are 164 public schools serving 101,551 students in Pinellas County, FL. Pinellas County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Pinellas County, FL are Tarpon Springs Fundamental Ele, East Lake Middle School Academy Of Engineering and Clearwater Fundamental Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pinellas County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Pinellas County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Pinellas County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Tarpon Springs Fundamental Ele Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    400 E Harrison St
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
    (727) 943-5508

    Grades: K-5 | 271 students
  • Rank: #22.
    East Lake Middle School Academy Of Engineering Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1200 Silver Eagle Dr
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34688
    (727) 942-5419

    Grades: 6-8 | 395 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Clearwater Fundamental Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1660 Palmetto St
    Clearwater, FL 33755
    (727) 298-1609

    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Curtis Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    531 Beltrees St
    Dunedin, FL 34698
    (727) 738-6438

    Grades: K-5 | 536 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Plato Academy Clearwater Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2045 Palmetto St
    Clearwater, FL 33765
    (727) 228-9517

    Grades: K-8 | 455 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1601 Curlew Rd
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683
    (727) 228-6850

    Grades: K-8 | 363 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Pasadena Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    95 72nd St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
    (727) 893-2646

    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Madeira Beach Fundamental K-8 Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    591 Tom Stuart Causeway
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33708
    (727) 547-7697

    Grades: K-8 | 1,376 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Plato Academy Charter School Tarpon Springs Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2795 Keystone Rd
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34688
    (727) 939-6413

    Grades: K-8 | 361 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Discovery Academy Of Science Charter Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1120 Curlew Rd
    Dunedin, FL 34698
    (727) 637-9929

    Grades: K-7 | 402 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Cypress Woods Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4900 Cypress Woods Blvd
    Palm Harbor, FL 34685
    (727) 538-7325

    Grades: PK-5 | 803 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Brooker Creek Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3130 Forelock Rd
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34688
    (727) 943-4600

    Grades: PK-5 | 603 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Sutherland Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3150 N Belcher Rd
    Palm Harbor, FL 34683
    (727) 724-1466

    Grades: PK-5 | 648 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Orange Grove Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10300 65th Ave
    Seminole, FL 33772
    (727) 547-7845

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Pinellas Primary Academy Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2300 Belcher Rd S
    Largo, FL 33771
    (727) 536-3600

    Grades: K-3 | 324 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Osceola Fundamental High School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    9751 98th St
    Seminole, FL 33777
    (727) 547-7717

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,729 student
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Bauder Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    12755 86th Ave
    Seminole, FL 33776
    (727) 547-7829

    Grades: PK-5 | 773 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5900 Dr Martin L King St S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
    (727) 893-2335

    Grades: K-5 | 649 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Oldsmar Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    302 Dartmouth Ave W
    Oldsmar, FL 34677
    (813) 855-7316

    Grades: PK-5 | 568 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Pinellas Virtual Franchise Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    14405 49th Street North Clear
    Clearwater, FL 33762
    (727) 588-6448

    Grades: K-12 | 183 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Academie Da Vinci Charter School Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1060 Keene Rd
    Dunedin, FL 34698
    (727) 298-2778

    Grades: K-7 | 319 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Pinellas Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2300 Belcher Rd S
    Largo, FL 33771
    (727) 536-3600

    Grades: 4-8 | 441 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Oakhurst Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10535 137th St
    Largo, FL 33774
    (727) 588-6801

    Grades: PK-5 | 718 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Plato Seminole Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    10888 126th Ave
    Largo, FL 33778
    (727) 228-9950

    Grades: K-8 | 363 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    James B. Sanderlin Pk-8 Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2350 22nd Ave S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
    (727) 552-1700

    Grades: PK-8 | 587 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Forest Lakes Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    301 Pine Ave N
    Oldsmar, FL 34677
    (813) 891-0785

    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Highland Lakes Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1230 Highlands Blvd
    Palm Harbor, FL 34684
    (727) 724-1429

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Plato Academy Of St.petersburg Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3901 Park St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
    (727) 521-7258

    Grades: K-8 | 349 students
  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Ridgecrest Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1901 119th St
    Largo, FL 33778
    (727) 588-3580

    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3901 22nd Ave S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33711
    (727) 522-1737

    Grades: 6-8 | 930 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Lakeview Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2229 25th St S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
    (727) 893-2139

    Grades: K-5 | 348 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Anona Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12301 Indian Rocks Rd
    Largo, FL 33774
    (727) 588-4730

    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Douglas L. Jamerson Junior Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1200 37th St S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33711
    (727) 552-1703

    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Lake St. George Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2855 County Road 95
    Palm Harbor, FL 34684
    (727) 669-1161

    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Sunset Hills Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1347 Gulf Rd
    Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
    (727) 943-5523

    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
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