Education in Tallahassee

Primary school and High school

To assess performance, the state of Florida rates all public schools based on student results on the state-sponsored Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Through this mechanism, 79% of Leon County’s public schools received an A or B grade in the 2008-2009 school year. Leon County School District students have consistently maintained good scores above the Florida and national averages on the SAT and ACT assessment tests.

In 2009, Leon County Schools had an estimated enrollment of 32,796 students, 2209 teachers, and 2,100 administrative and support staff. Rocky Hanna is the superintendent of schools. Since the 1990-1991 school year, Leon County public school enrollment has maintained a steady growth of approximately 1%. The dropout rate for grades 9-12 has seen a significant improvement reaching 2.2% during the 2007-2008 school year, the third time the dropout rate has been below 3% in the past four years.

List of middle schools.

  • Cobb High School High School
  • Deerlake High School
  • Fairview School
  • Fort Braden K – 8 Academy governor’s letters (Charter K – 8)
  • Griffin High School Episcopal School
  • Holy comforter (Private PK3 – 8)
  • Maclay School (Private PK3 – 12)
  • Montford High School
  • Nims High School School
  • Raa high school
  • Tallahassee Success Academy
  • Swift Creek High School Middle School Stars (Charter)
  • School of Arts and Sciences (Charter K – 8)
  • Tallahassee School of Math and Science (Charter K – 8)
  • Trinity Catholic School (Private PK3 – 8)
  • Fundamental learning community (private PK3-8)

High School List

  • Amos P. Godby High School
  • Atlantis Academy
  • Community Christian School
  • Florida A&M University
  • Development Research School
  • Florida State University High School
  • James S. Rickards High School
  • John Paul II Catholic High School
  • Lawton Chiles High School
  • Leon High School
  • Lincoln High School
  • Lively technical center Maclay North School
  • Florida Christian High School SAIL High School
  • Woodland Hall Academy

List of Universities

In terms of higher education, three universities stand out, such as Florida State University , Florida A&M University y Tallahassee Community College.

These three universities have prestigious accreditations from the state of Florida and at the national level. They also stand out not only for their excellent facilities but also for the academic contribution they have made in their respective fields of study. If you want to know more about its facilities, its achievements and its programs and academic areas, you can do so through the following links.

List of other universities

  • Barry University School of Continuing and Adult Education – Tallahassee Campus
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Flagler College – Tallahassee Campus
  • Keizer University – Tallahassee Campus
  • Lewis M. Lively area Vocational technical school
  • Saint Leo University – Tallahassee Campus