Education in Greater Gainesville
Greater Gainesville boasts public and private schools within a high-ranking and award-winning school district, meeting the needs of its diverse student population. The various programs and accommodations for students of all backgrounds reflects the growing culture and diversity that the area has to offer. With competitive test scores and a community willing to put students first, our area is a premier destination for students seeking bright futures.
Greater Gainesville is home to one of the most prestigious public universities in the southern U.S., the University of Florida, the 6th ranked public university in the country. It also has the 2015 No. 1 community college in the nation, Santa Fe College. Alachua County’s primary and secondary education is held in equal esteem thanks to its dedicated educators and focus on student well-being.
SAT Score Averages
In 2018, the average SAT score in Alachua County was 128 points above the national score average and 188 points above the state score average.