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For the 2021 school year, there are 61 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, Suncoast Polytechnical High School and Ashton 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 72% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 55% 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).

Top Sarasota County Public Schools (2021)

  • 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%
    1 Python Path
    Osprey, FL 34229
    (941) 486-2001

    Grades: 2-12 | 1,967 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Suncoast Polytechnical High School Magnet School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4650 Beneva Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 921-3981

    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Ashton Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5110 Ashton Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 361-6440

    Grades: PK-5 | 999 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Southside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1901 Webber St
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 361-6420

    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lakeview Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7299 Proctor Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34241
    (941) 361-6571

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Sarasota Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4826 Ashton Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 361-6464

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,233 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Laurel Nokomis School Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1900 Laurel Rd E
    Nokomis, FL 34275
    (941) 486-2171

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,144 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Englewood Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    150 N Mccall Rd
    Englewood, FL 34223
    (941) 474-3247

    Grades: PK-5 | 547 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Venice Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    150 Miami Ave E
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 486-2111

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus Magnet School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2901 W Tamiami Cir
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    (941) 359-5800

    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Phillippi Shores Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4747 S Tamiami Trl
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 361-6424

    Grades: PK-5 | 783 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Fruitville Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    601 Honore Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34232
    (941) 361-6200

    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    717 Central Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    (941) 330-1855

    Grades: 6-8 | 753 students
  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Tatum Ridge Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4100 Tatum Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34240
    (941) 316-8188

    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Venice Senior High School Math: 84% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Indian Ave
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 488-6726

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,165 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Sarasota Suncoast Academy Charter School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    8084 Hawkins Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34241
    (941) 924-4242

    Grades: K-6 | 593 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Taylor Ranch Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2500 Taylor Ranch Trl
    Venice, FL 34293
    (941) 486-2000

    Grades: PK-5 | 732 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Student Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    200 Field Ave E
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 485-5551

    Grades: 6-8 | 296 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Cranberry Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2775 Shalimar Ter
    North Port, FL 34286
    (941) 480-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 720 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Riverview High School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Ram Way
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 923-1484

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,598 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Toledo Blade Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1201 Geranium Ave
    North Port, FL 34288
    (941) 426-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 766 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Sarasota Academy Of The Arts Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4466 Fruitville Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34232
    (941) 377-2278

    Grades: K-8 | 229 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Gulf Gate Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6500 S Lockwood Ridge Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 361-6499

    Grades: PK-5 | 720 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Venice Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1900 Center Rd
    Venice, FL 34292
    (941) 486-2100

    Grades: 6-8 | 680 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Sky Academy Englewood Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    881 S River Rd
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 999-4775

    Grades: 6-8 | 227 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Lamarque Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3415 Lamarque Ave
    North Port, FL 34286
    (941) 426-6371

    Grades: PK-5 | 843 students
  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Sky Academy Venice Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    701 Center Rd
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 244-2626

    Grades: 6-8 | 204 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1050 S Euclid Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6400

    Grades: K-5 | 589 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Brookside Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3636 S Shade Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 361-6472

    Grades: 6-8 | 752 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Imagine School At Palmer Ranch Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6220 Mcintosh Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34238
    (941) 257-1124

    Grades: PK-8 | 474 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Garden Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 Center Rd
    Venice, FL 34285
    (941) 486-2110

    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Woodland Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2700 Panacea Blvd
    North Port, FL 34289
    (941) 240-8590

    Grades: 6-8 | 918 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Atwater Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4701 Huntsville Ave
    North Port, FL 34288
    (941) 257-2317

    Grades: PK-5 | 712 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Island Village Montessori School Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2001 Pinebrook Rd
    Venice, FL 34292
    (941) 484-4999

    Grades: K-12 | 667 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Mcintosh Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    701 Mcintosh Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34232
    (941) 361-6520

    Grades: 6-8 | 736 students
  • Show 26 more public schools in Sarasota County, FL (out of 61 total schools)
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