Top 10 Best Tallahassee Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 22 public high schools serving 13,361 students in Tallahassee, FL.
The top ranked public high schools in Tallahassee, FL are Florida State University School, Lawton Chiles High School and Leon High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tallahassee, FL public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Florida public high school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Tallahassee have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Florida public high schools.
Tallahassee, FL public high school have a Graduation Rate of 88%, which is more than the Florida average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Lawton Chiles High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Florida or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public high school average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Tallahassee, FL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Florida State University School
Charter School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 School House Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 245-3700
Grades: K-12
| 1,825 students
Rank: #22.
Lawton Chiles High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7200 Lawton Chiles Ln
Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 488-1756
Grades: 9-12
| 2,021 students
Rank: #33.
Leon High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 E Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-1971
Grades: 9-12
| 1,944 students
Rank: #44.
Sail
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2006 Jackson Bluff Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-2468
Grades: 9-12
| 365 students
Rank: #55.
Leon County Virtual School Franchise
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
860 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7247
Grades: K-12
| 701 students
Rank: #66.
Lincoln High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3838 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 487-2110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,810 students
Rank: #77.
Second Chance At Ghazvini Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2514 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-2087
Grades: K-12
| 16 students
Rank: #88.
Leon Co Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2303 Ronellis Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-7672
Grades: K-12
| 34 students
Rank: #99.
Tallahassee Classical School
Charter School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4141 Artemis Way
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 487-7100
Grades: K-12
| 534 students
Rank: #1010.
Pace Center For Girls
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1344 Cross Creek Cir
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 921-9280
Grades: 6-12
| 59 students
Rank: #1111.
Florida A&m University Developmental Research School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 W Orange Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 412-5866
Grades: K-12
| 616 students
Rank: #1212.
Amos P. Godby High School
Magnet School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1717 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 488-1325
Grades: 9-12
| 1,423 students
Rank: #1313.
James Rickards High School
Magnet School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3013 Jim Lee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 414-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,587 students
Rank: #1414.
Heritage Trails Community School
Alternative School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
283 Trojan Trl
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 488-8927
Grades: K-12
| 66 students
Rank: #1515.
Gretchen Everhart School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2750 Mission Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-5785
Grades: PK-12
| 101 students
Rank: #1616.
Success At Ghazvini Learning Center
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
854 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-2087
Grades: 6-12
| 255 students
Rank: n/an/a
400 W Orange Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 412-5866
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
3000 School House Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32311
(850) 245-3700
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Hospital Homebound
Special Education School
526 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 922-2533
Grades: K-12
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
Leon County Jail
Alternative School
860 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 410-1249
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Leon Virtual Academy
860 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7804
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Lively Technical College
Vocational School
500 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7555
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
526 N Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-1957
Grades: 1-8
| 26 students
500 N Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7667
Grades: 6-12
| 186 students
Amikids (Closed 2021)
Alternative School
2514 W Tharpe St
Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 921-1250
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
2214 Belle Vue Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 488-4467
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
428 W Tennessee St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 681-1929
Grades: 6-8
| 47 students
2006 Jackson Bluff Road
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-2140
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
3333 W Pensacola St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-2277
Grades: 6-12
| 9 students
3611 Austin Davis Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 877-5187
Grades: K-8
| 188 students
72757 W Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-714
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
526 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 922-5343
Grades: 12
| 36 students
860 Blountstown St
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7100
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
2813 S Meridian St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 488-7526
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Life Skills Center (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
Charter School
324 North Adams St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 599-9190
Grades: 9-12
| 312 students
2967 Natural Bridge Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 414-6868
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
3420 Capital Circle Sw
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 488-2087
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2609-e Springhill Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 921-0170
Grades: 6-12
| 15 students
3420 Capital Circle Sw
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(850) 574-1029
Grades: 5-12
| 22 students
1500 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 681-7827
Grades: 6-8
| 167 students
500 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 487-7624
Grades: 4-12
| 38 students
1900 Natural Bridge Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32305
(850) 922-4123
Grades: 6-8
| 125 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Tallahassee, FL?
The top ranked public high schools in Tallahassee, FL include Florida State University School, Lawton Chiles High School and Leon High School.
How many public high schools are located in Tallahassee, FL?
22 public high schools are located in Tallahassee, FL.
What is the racial composition of students in Tallahassee, FL?
Tallahassee, FL public high schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public high schools average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

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