Best Public Schools in Lake Worth, FL


The city of Lake Worth, Florida is home to 17 schools, including 12 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative school, all part of the Palm Beach School District, which is ranked 41 out of 68 districts in Florida and rated 2 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger.

Within this diverse landscape, a few standout schools emerge. Panther Run Elementary School ranks 85 out of 2,256 Florida elementary schools and is rated 5 stars, with strong test scores across the board. Manatee Elementary School and Coral Reef Elementary School also stand out, ranking 451 and 419 respectively and earning 4-star ratings. At the high school level, Park Vista Community High School ranks 172 out of 807 Florida high schools and boasts a 98.3% 4-year graduation rate.

In contrast, some schools in the area struggle, with Lake Worth High School and Lake Worth Community Middle having the lowest test scores, often significantly below the district and state averages. These lower-performing schools also tend to have higher rates of chronic absenteeism and free/reduced lunch eligibility, suggesting a potential correlation between socioeconomic factors and academic outcomes. The data highlights both the strengths and challenges within the Lake Worth school system, providing valuable insights for educators and policymakers to address performance gaps and ensure all students have access to a quality education.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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