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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Tampa Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    St. Petersburg Collegiate High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    10-12,

    316 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Basically you are a college student. You take college courses that suit your career path. These are college courses that give actual college credit. This means when you graduate you get a high school....

    Read 316 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 234,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 47 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Plant High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    461 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I excelled my first 3 years (stArted struggling in Junior year because of personal influences and poor teaching) but then struggled in senior year due to personal influences. Before Covid, everything....

    Read 461 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,477,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Steinbrenner High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    574 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Steinbrenner is amazing! It’s so much fun to come to school everyday. I look forward to sports, my classes, and my friends. The school has a beautiful campus with kind teachers and staff. As a....

    Read 574 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,489,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Sickles High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    566 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The staff at Sickles is amazing. Most of the teachers are super welcoming, they care about their students, and you can tell that they love what they do. There's always someone to talk to during....

    Read 566 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,362,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Palm Harbor University High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    856 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says PHUHS was an amazing school! I was in the Medical Program which was apart of the Center for Wellness and Medical Professions. This was an amazing program to ready me for what I wanted to do in life....

    Read 856 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,513,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Robinson High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    360 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a 2021 IB senior, RHS was the perfect fit for me. The classes are challenging, but the majority of teachers really care about helping their students grow, and will spend the extra time with you to...Outside of academics, the school also offers a variety of competitive sports teams (especially xc, flag football, softball, & baseball) that are small enough to feel comfortable joining without a...My complaint with RHS was the lack of support from the district/admin for the IB program. It often felt as though IB students’ needs were marginalized to satisfy the complaints of others..

    Read 360 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,452,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  7. #9 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    271 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I was lucky enough to know Brooks Debartolo really well as my brother had gone there for 4 years before I attended. I knew I was walking into an excellent school with teachers and administrators who...Being a smaller charter school (only 600 students) is really beneficial as you are not just a number but a person each teacher cares about!I played softball at the school and had other friends participate in other athletic programs and the great thing about being a smaller school is the opportunity to actively participate and not just...If you appreciate a smaller school, with faculty who truly care about you and your future, there isn't a better institution with a higher rating that Brooks Debartolo!.

    Read 271 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 606,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Newsome High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    575 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Hi! I enjoy my time at Newsome High School in Lithia, Florida. My school offers many different levels of classes, from regular classes to advanced AP courses and dual enrollment options. My school's....

    Read 575 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,978,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  9. #15 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Bell Creek Academy High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    46 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My time in Bell Creek Academy High School was a very positive experience, whereas I got to experience a great highschool life with wonderful teachers who are dedicated to the learning and growth of....

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 533,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  10. #17 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Osceola Fundamental High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Pinellas County Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    423 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Osceola was a place of genuine academic and personal advancement. The teachers there strive to ensure students are in a fun learning environment that offers judgment free classrooms and....

    Read 423 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,698,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  11. #18 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Middleton High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    344 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I’m not going to lie, Middleton is by no means a perfect school. The administration is inexperienced and often disengaged, parts of the student body can be disruptive, and many teachers are brand....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,539,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Riverview High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    605 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says RVHS greatly focused on student academics and achievement. There were a multitude of Advanced Placement classes available for students to take, which kept increasing as the years went by. The....

    Read 605 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,476,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  13. #24 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Alonso High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Hillsborough County Public Schools, FL,

    9-12,

    522 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Alonso High School is truly a great school. Everyone feels welcome here and all the teachers are very kind and helpful to the students. It can be a bit overwhelming for new students, due to the size....

    Read 522 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 2,514,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  14. #25 Best Public High Schools in Tampa Area.

    Sunlake High School

    Pasco County School District, FL,

    9-12,

    536 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My favorite part about Sunlake High School would have to be the teachers iv'e had for the past 3 years, iv'e loved the vast majority of them and they've done a great job teaching me and helping me....

    Read 536 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,893,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 22 to 1,

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