Public Schools in Arcadia, Florida

There are 16 Public Schools in Arcadia, Florida, serving a population of 7,774 people in an area of 5 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 485 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Florida, Arcadia is ranked 85th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 55th of 1036 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Arcadia Public Schools

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


Desoto Adult Education 310 West Whidden Street Arcadia, FL

Desoto Alternative Program 930 East Cypress Street Arcadia, FL

Desoto Connections School 930 East Cypress Street Arcadia, FL

Desoto County Adult Education Center 310 West Whidden Street Arcadia, FL

Desoto County High School 1710 East Gibson Street Arcadia, FL

Desoto County School District 494 North Manatee Avenue Arcadia, FL

Desoto Middle School 420 East Gibson Street Arcadia, FL

Desoto Virtual Instruction Program School 494 North Manatee Avenue Arcadia, FL

Early Education Center 318 North Wilson Avenue Arcadia, FL

Memorial Elementary School 851 East Hickory Street Arcadia, FL

Nocatee Elementary School 4846 Southwest Shores Avenue Arcadia, FL

Private Pk Ese 4846 Southwest Shores Avenue Arcadia, FL

Reduced Services 494 North Manatee Avenue Arcadia, FL

Spring Lake Youth Academy 8805 Southwest Start Center Street Arcadia, FL

The Community Green School 12100 Southwest Academy Drive Arcadia, FL

West Elementary School 304 West Imogene Street Arcadia, FL

About Arcadia Public Schools

Arcadia 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 Arcadia, 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:
  • Arcadia Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Arcadia school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Arcadia Public School Statistics

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

Arcadia Public School Enrollment
 ArcadiaDeSoto County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment76 (96.2%)235 (86.4%)
Kindergarten Enrollment116 (98.3%)446 (98.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)465 (98.9%)1,494 (94.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)484 (97.4%)1,443 (93.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)509 (100.0%)1,707 (94.5%)
Arcadia Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ArcadiaDeSoto County
Less than 9th Grade Education716 (15.0%)4,119 (16.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)558 (11.7%)3,321 (13.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,110 (44.1%)10,173 (40.4%)