How good are the schools in Tampa, FL?

Tampa encompasses 110 public elementary, middle and high schools. Tampa also has 228 private schools. Eighteen high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Tampa is also home to seven colleges and/or universities, one of which earned a place on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 8.2 /10

How we calculate this.


Tampa has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
150,591
Total Teachers
9,492

Student-Teacher Ratio

15:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Tampa

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Nearby School Districts

Hillsborough
33 High Schools
Pinellas
22 High Schools
Pasco
11 High Schools
Hernando
5 High Schools

See all school districts in Florida