Public Schools in Alachua, Florida

There are 6 Public Schools in Alachua, Florida, serving a population of 9,676 people in an area of 36 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,612 people, and 1 Public School per 5 square miles.

In Florida, Alachua is ranked 207th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 386th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Alachua Public Schools

Find Alachua, Florida public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


A. L. Mebane Middle School 16401 Northwest 140th Street Alachua, FL

Alachua Elementary School 13800 Northwest 152nd Place Alachua, FL

Alachua Learning Academy Middle 11100 West State Road 235 Alachua, FL

Alachua Learning Center Inc Elementary School 11100 West State Road 235 Alachua, FL

Santa Fe High School 16213 Northwest US Highway 441 Alachua, FL

W. W. Irby Elementary School 13505 Northwest 140th Street Alachua, FL

About Alachua Public Schools

Alachua Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Alachua, FL. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Florida, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Alachua Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Alachua school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Alachua Public School Statistics

Find Alachua Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Alachua Public School Enrollment
 AlachuaAlachua County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment72 (41.1%)1,913 (47.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment151 (92.6%)2,038 (82.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)516 (99.4%)9,380 (86.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)370 (83.7%)7,464 (82.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)466 (98.7%)8,530 (90.2%)
Alachua Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 AlachuaAlachua County
Less than 9th Grade Education105 (1.7%)4,345 (2.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)321 (5.1%)7,936 (5.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,608 (25.3%)34,600 (22.1%)