We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 119 Florida schools made our rankings. View Rankings
Florida is among the states with flexibility from No Child Left Behind, and it tests high school students via the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The FCAT exam covers reading, writing, and mathematics. More information is available at the Florida Department of Education.
There are many Florida schools ranked among the U.S. News Best High Schools in 2013, including 31 with gold medals, 58 with silver medals and 30 with bronze medals. One of Florida's top-ranked secondary schools is the Design and Architecture Senior High School, which is located in Miami and part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Jacksonville, one of Florida's largest cities, is also home to several Best High Schools.
Top Ranked FL Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
1 PYTHON PATH, OSPREY, FL 34229#2
2480 SW EIGHTH ST, MIAMI, FL 33135#3
1149 WEST 13TH ST, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209#4
4001 NE 2ND AVE, MIAMI, FL 33137#5
1150 SW 1 ST, MIAMI, FL 33130#6
250 WILDCAT ALLEY, MELBOURNE, FL 32935#7
501 SOUTH SAPODILLA AVE, WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401#8
600 WEST 28TH ST, RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404#9
3239 NORMAN EAST THAGARD BLVD, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32254#10
180 EAST MERRITT AVE, MERRITT ISLAND, FL 32953
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FL by the Numbers
Districts 73 High Schools 777 Full-Time Teachers 44,287 Students Enrolled 809,984
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The Miami-Dade County Public Schools include 90 high schools that serve 102,802 students.
There are 59 high schools among the Broward County Public Schools, serving 80,568 students.
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