GREAT SCHOOLS ARE A BIG REASON TO LOVE SARASOTA
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.