Top 10 Best Sarasota County Public Preschools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 29 public preschools serving 16,672 students in Sarasota County, FL. The top ranked public preschools in Sarasota County, FL are Ashton Elementary School, Southside Elementary School and Lakeview Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sarasota County, FL public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Florida public pre school average of 61%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 55% statewide average). Pre schools in Sarasota County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Florida public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Top Sarasota County Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    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: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    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: #77.
    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: #88.
    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: #99.
    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: #1010.
    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: #1111.
    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: #1212.
    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: #1313.
    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: #1414.
    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: #1515.
    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: #1616.
    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: #1717.
    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: #1818.
    Brentwood Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2500 Vinson Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34232
    (941) 361-6230

    Grades: PK-5 | 678 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Glenallen Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7050 Glenallen Blvd
    North Port, FL 34287
    (941) 426-9517

    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Tuttle Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2863 8th St
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6433

    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Gocio Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3450 Gocio Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34235
    (941) 361-6405

    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Wilkinson Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3400 Wilkinson Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 361-6477

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Suncoast School For Innovative Studies Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    845 S School Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 952-5277

    Grades: PK-8 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Emma E. Booker Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2350 Dr Martin Luther King Way
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    (941) 361-6480

    Grades: PK-5 | 540 students
  • Rank: #25-2925.- 29.
    Children First Special Education School
    1723 N Orange Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    (941) 953-3877

    Grades: PK | 32 students
  • Rank: #25-2925.- 29.4405 Desoto Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34235
    (941) 355-8808

    Grades: PK | 9 students
  • Rank: #25-2925.- 29.
    Ese Special Programs Special Education School
    Reading: PS%
    1960 Landings Blvd
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 927-9000

    Grades: PK-12 | 6 students
  • Rank: #25-2925.- 29.
    The Florida Center For Child And Family Development Special Education School
    4620 17th St
    Sarasota, FL 34235
    (941) 371-8820

    Grades: PK | 13 students
  • Rank: #25-2925.- 29.
    Selby Preschool Special Education School
    4405 Desoto Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34235
    (941) 355-8808

    Grades: PK | 6 students
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