Paxton School

21893 Us Highway 331 N
Paxton, FL 32538
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 807 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Paxton School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in FL)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 70% (Top 20%)
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paxton School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Paxton School's student population of 807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
807 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

Paxton School ranks within the top 30% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paxton School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#796 out of 3704 schools
(Top 30%)
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70%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paxton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
63%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paxton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Paxton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
36%
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Black
4%
21%
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White
89%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.21
This chart display the diversity score of Paxton School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Paxton School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paxton School's ranking?
Paxton School is ranked #796 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Paxton School often compared to?
Paxton Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Florala High School, Seaside Neighborhood School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Paxton School?
The graduation rate of Paxton School is 90%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend Paxton School?
807 students attend Paxton School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Paxton School students are White, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paxton School?
Paxton School has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Paxton School offer ?
Paxton School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Paxton School part of?
Paxton School is part of Walton School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 807 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 70% (Top 20%)
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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