Top 10 Best Sarasota County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 62 public schools serving 42,906 students in Sarasota County, FL. Sarasota County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Sarasota County, FL are Pine View School, Ashton Elementary School and Southside Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sarasota County, FL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Sarasota County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Florida public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Sarasota County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pine View School
Special Education School
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(7)
1 Python Path
Osprey, FL 34229
(941) 486-2001
Grades: 2-12
| 1,967 students
Rank: #22.
Ashton Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5110 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 361-6440
Grades: PK-5
| 999 students
Rank: #33.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1901 Webber St
Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 361-6420
Grades: PK-5
| 767 students
Rank: #44.
Suncoast Polytechnical High School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4650 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 921-3981
Grades: 9-12
| 560 students
Rank: #55.
Phillippi Shores Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
4747 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 361-6424
Grades: PK-5
| 783 students
Rank: #66.
Lakeview Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7299 Proctor Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
(941) 361-6571
Grades: PK-5
| 606 students
Rank: #77.
Venice Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
150 Miami Ave E
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 486-2111
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #88.
Sarasota Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4826 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 361-6464
Grades: 6-8
| 1,233 students
Rank: #99.
Taylor Ranch Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2500 Taylor Ranch Trl
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 486-2000
Grades: PK-5
| 732 students
Rank: #1010.
Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences
Charter School
Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
717 Central Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 330-1855
Grades: 6-8
| 753 students
Rank: #1111.
Englewood Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 N Mccall Rd
Englewood, FL 34223
(941) 474-3247
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1212.
Tatum Ridge Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4100 Tatum Rd
Sarasota, FL 34240
(941) 316-8188
Grades: PK-5
| 681 students
Rank: #1313.
Student Leadership Academy
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Field Ave E
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 485-5551
Grades: 6-8
| 296 students
Rank: #1414.
Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2901 W Tamiami Cir
Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 359-5800
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1515.
Fruitville Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
601 Honore Ave
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 361-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #1616.
Toledo Blade Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 Geranium Ave
North Port, FL 34288
(941) 426-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 766 students
Rank: #1717.
Laurel Nokomis School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1900 Laurel Rd E
Nokomis, FL 34275
(941) 486-2171
Grades: PK-8
| 1,144 students
Rank: #1818.
Sarasota Suncoast Academy
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8084 Hawkins Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
(941) 924-4242
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: #1919.
Gulf Gate Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6500 S Lockwood Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 361-6499
Grades: PK-5
| 720 students
Rank: #2020.
Cranberry Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2775 Shalimar Ter
North Port, FL 34286
(941) 480-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 720 students
Rank: #2121.
Atwater Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4701 Huntsville Ave
North Port, FL 34288
(941) 257-2317
Grades: PK-5
| 712 students
Rank: #2222.
Sarasota Academy Of The Arts
Charter School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4466 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 377-2278
Grades: K-8
| 229 students
Rank: #2323.
Sky Academy Venice
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
701 Center Rd
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 244-2626
Grades: 6-8
| 204 students
Rank: #2424.
Venice Senior High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Indian Ave
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 488-6726
Grades: 9-12
| 2,165 students
Rank: #2525.
Brookside Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 75% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3636 S Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 361-6472
Grades: 6-8
| 752 students
Rank: #2626.
Riverview High School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(4)
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 923-1484
Grades: 9-12
| 2,598 students
Rank: #2727.
Venice Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1900 Center Rd
Venice, FL 34292
(941) 486-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 680 students
Rank: #2828.
Lamarque Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3415 Lamarque Ave
North Port, FL 34286
(941) 426-6371
Grades: PK-5
| 843 students
Rank: #2929.
Sky Academy Englewood
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
881 S River Rd
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 999-4775
Grades: 6-8
| 227 students
Rank: #3030.
Imagine School At North Port
Charter School
Math: 65% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 Innovation Ave
North Port, FL 34289
(941) 426-2050
Grades: K-12
| 1,177 students
Rank: #3131.
Island Village Montessori School
Charter School
Math: 63% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2001 Pinebrook Rd
Venice, FL 34292
(941) 484-4999
Grades: K-12
| 667 students
Rank: #3232.
Imagine School At Palmer Ranch
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6220 Mcintosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34238
(941) 257-1124
Grades: PK-8
| 474 students
Rank: #3333.
Mcintosh Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
701 Mcintosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 361-6520
Grades: 6-8
| 736 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Alta Vista Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1050 S Euclid Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 361-6400
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Brentwood Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2500 Vinson Ave
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 361-6230
Grades: PK-5
| 678 students
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Sarasota County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1086 South Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 361-6590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
705 South Mcintosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 342-1844
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1844 17th St
Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 408-7600
Grades: 7-12
| 13 students
1130 Indian Hills Blvd
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 408-7600
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students
7037 Professional Parkway East
Sarasota, FL 34240
(941) 708-8770
Grades: PK-12
| 3 students
4430 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 361-6240
Grades: 9-12
| 143 students
P O Box 48367
Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 351-7267
Grades: 6-8
| 44 students
1684 Eleventh Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 361-6502
Grades: 6-12
| 25 students
2001 Pine Brook Rd
Venice, FL 34292
(941) 484-4999
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 954-4999
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
133 S. Mcintosh Road
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 379-8399
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
13220 State Road 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
(941) 361-6526
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1900 Center Rd
Venice, FL 34292
(941) 480-3410
Grades: PK-8
| 47 students
4458 Beneva Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
(941) 373-7221
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1085 S Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 316-8101
Grades: 8-10
| 194 students
2207 Industrial Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 355-0835
Grades: 9-12
| 107 students
1790 21st Street
Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 371-0584
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
01960 Landings Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34231
(941) 927-900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3101 Bethel Rd
Sarasota, FL 34240
(941) 877-7737
Grades: 6-8
| 572 students
8000 Tamiami Trl S
Venice, FL 34293
(941) 752-5494
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
P O Box 48367
Sarasota, FL 34234
(941) 351-7267
Grades: 6-8
| 44 students

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