Alachua County Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in Gainesville, FL. It has 29,764 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 58% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.
Alachua County Public Schools Rankings
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Elementary Schools in Alachua County Public Schools
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- A+2,546 Students
- B-1,623 Students
- A-1,406 Students
- A1,349 Students
- A1,139 Students
- B+730 Students
- B647 Students
- B592 Students
- A+585 Students
- A-420 Students
Alachua County Public Schools Reviews
I’m a senior in high school and have been attending Buchholz high school for the past two years. My junior year, I stood at the school and I liked it a lot. The teachers were amazing and very respectful, and the football games were a lot of fun! This school has many many sports teams and clubs, I was on the track, cross country, and swim team. It was a lot of fun being able to connect with more people with the things I love. This school also has many AP classes which I love and has an option to dual enroll. I’m dual enrolled this year at Santa Fe college, but you could dual enroll at the University of Florida. My overall experience so far in alachua county public schools has been amazing!
What I like about being a student in Alachua County most is the strong relationship formed between students and teachers. For me, this all started in elementary school when I began to talk to my fifth-grade teacher about my favorite history and science topics. This was when I realized, that learning goes beyond the classroom, and that the teachers work so hard to create a beneficial learning environment for each student. One thing that I would like to be improved in the Alachua County Public School System is updated technological resources, specifically computers. There have been steps taken in this direction, but more up-to-date equipment would be beneficial to the learning experience.
I am currently a sophomore at Gainesville High School and it has been a great experience working with the school and teachers. They have great programs and they have worked with me hand to hand. They are upgrading their food. Now we have the option to pick our foods for free. In the mornings they are now starting to prepare omelets for their students and it is really incredible. They have a wide variety of sports, the only reason they don't have a five star is because the sport that I play has not been integrated and it is really sad. I play boys volleyball and they don't have a team. Equality by that part has not been made. That is my only frustration with the school. The district is doing the most and I am really pleased with the attention and service given to the students.