Top 10 Best Florida Special Education Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 162 special education public schools serving 16,322 students in Florida.
The top ranked special education public schools in Florida are Pine View School, Washington Academy Of Varying Exceptionalities (wave) and Blind High School (fsdb). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Florida special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Florida Special Education 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.
Washington Academy Of Varying Exceptionalities (wave)
Special Education School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1535 Brickyard Rd
Chipley, FL 32428
(850) 638-6170
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #33.
Blind High School (fsdb)
Special Education School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
207 San Marco Ave
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 827-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 95 students
Rank: #44.
Ucp East Charter
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12702 Science Dr
Orlando, FL 32826
(407) 852-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #55.
Seagull Academy
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6250 N Military Tr
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 540-8110
Grades: 6-12
| 43 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Berryhill Administrative Complex
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
6751 Berryhill St
Milton, FL 32570
(850) 983-5167
Grades: 6-12
| 45 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Gadsden Central Academy
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Quincy, FL 32351
(850) 875-7249
Grades: 1-12
| 28 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Mendez Exceptional Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5707 N 22nd St
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 276-5630
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Wingate Oaks Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1211 Nw 33rd Ter
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(754) 321-6850
Grades: PK-12
| 68 students
Rank: #1010.
Focus Academy
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
304 Druid Hills Rd
Tampa, FL 33617
(813) 433-5558
Grades: 9-12
| 96 students
Rank: #1111.
Ed Venture Charter School
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
115 East Coast Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33462
(561) 582-1454
Grades: 9-12
| 60 students
Rank: #1212.
Hospital Homebound
Special Education School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1250 Reed Canal Rd
Port Orange, FL 32129
(386) 255-6475
Grades: PK-12
| 70 students
Rank: #1313.
Hospital/homebound
Special Education School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2235 Ne Coachman Rd
Clearwater, FL 33765
(727) 462-1515
Grades: PK-12
| 174 students
Rank: #1414.
Hospital Homebound
Special Education School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1909 Floral Ave S
Bartow, FL 33830
(863) 534-0930
Grades: PK-12
| 96 students
Rank: #1515.
Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center
Special Education School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 W Palm Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 693-7516
Grades: 6-12
| 150 students
Rank: #1616.
County Wide Exceptional Child Programs
Special Education School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2855 Colonial Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33966
(239) 337-8104
Grades: PK-12
| 107 students
Rank: #1717.
Charlotte Harbor School
Special Education School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
22450 Hancock Ave
Punta Gorda, FL 33980
(941) 255-7440
Grades: PK-12
| 151 students
Rank: #1818.
Wabasso School
Special Education School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8895 N Us Highway 1
Sebastian, FL 32958
(772) 978-8000
Grades: PK-12
| 109 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Lake Hills School
Special Education School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
909 S Lakeshore Blvd
Howey In The Hills, FL 34737
(352) 324-3175
Grades: PK-12
| 221 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Palm Beach School For Autism
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8480 Lantana Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33467
(561) 533-9917
Grades: PK-12
| 325 students
Rank: #2121.
Karen M. Siegel Academy
Special Education School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
935 Evenhouse Rd
Lake Alfred, FL 33850
(863) 965-5566
Grades: PK-12
| 147 students
Rank: #2222.
Margaret K. Lewis In Millville
Special Education School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
203 N East Ave
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 767-1792
Grades: PK-12
| 158 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Access Charter
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 E Colonial Dr
Orlando, FL 32807
(321) 319-0640
Grades: 6-12
| 136 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Blind Pk-8 School (fsdb)
Special Education School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
207 San Marco Ave
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 827-2700
Grades: PK-8
| 100 students
Rank: #2525.
Eleanor H. Miller School
Special Education School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
156 Horseman Club Rd
Palatka, FL 32177
(386) 329-0595
Grades: PK-12
| 133 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Robert Renick Education Center
Special Education School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 Nw 207th St
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
(305) 624-1171
Grades: PK-12
| 69 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Ucp West Orange Charter
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1297 Winter Garden-vineland Rd
Winter Garden, FL 34787
(407) 852-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 171 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Bright Horizons
Special Education School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3901 Ne 1st Ter
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
(754) 321-6400
Grades: K-12
| 147 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Brucie Ball Educational Center
Special Education School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
11001 Sw 76th St
Miami, FL 33173
(305) 514-5100
Grades: PK-12
| 387 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Believers Academy
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5840 Corporate Way Ste 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 340-2507
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Potentials Charter School
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Australian Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33404
(561) 842-3213
Grades: PK-8
| 29 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Ucp Seminole Child Development
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
756 N Sun Dr
Lake Mary, FL 32746
(407) 852-3300
Grades: PK-3
| 131 students
Rank: #3333.
Connections Education Center Of The Palm Beaches
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 Old Congress Ave Ste 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
(561) 328-6044
Grades: PK-8
| 52 students
Rank: #3434.
Oak Park School
Special Education School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7285 Proctor Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
(941) 361-6428
Grades: K-12
| 308 students
Rank: #3535.
Indian Ridge School
Special Education School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1955 Golden Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 681-0005
Grades: K-12
| 89 students
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