Sarasota schools are top-ranking in the entire state of Florida! 
For families with children, there's obvious importance to living in a great school district. But if you're without kids, there are important benefits to consider too. The resale value of a home in a great school district is significant.
Sarasota County public schools are cited as the best in Florida, and there are even more options beyond the public schools that make great education one of Sarasota's top lifestyle features.

Private schools, charter schools, and magnet academies add to the curriculum offerings so that you can find the right spot for your student. Sarasota also boasts higher ed opportunities with the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus, Suncoast Technical College, and more.

Sarasota schools have higher average math and reading proficiency than the statewide averages. There are 61 public schools plus 11 public charter schools, with about 50,000 students enrolled in total. The most highly ranked schools are:

Pine View High School

Ashton Elementary School

and Southside Elementary School

For the youngest students, there are 29 public preschools and a plethora of private options. If you have kids of any age, Sarasota's highly-ranked education options are huge benefits to the lifestyle you'll enjoy here.


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