Public Schools in Alachua County, Florida

There are 75 Public Schools in Alachua County, Florida, serving a population of 259,865 people in an area of 875 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,464 people, and 1 Public School per 11 square miles.

In Florida, Alachua County is ranked 32nd of 67 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 21st of 67 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Alachua County Public Schools

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


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

A.Quinn Jones Center 1108 Northwest 7th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Abraham Lincoln Middle School 1001 Southeast 12th Street Gainesville, FL

Adult Education Program 620 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL

Alachua Academy 3436 Northeast 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Alachua County Jail 3333 Northeast 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Alachua Elementary School 13800 Northwest 152nd Place Alachua, FL

Alachua Eschool 620 East University Avenue Gainesville, 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

Alachua Mycroschool Of Integrated Academics And Technologies 2209 Northwest 13th Street Gainesville, FL

Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center 3436 Northeast 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Alachua Virtual Instruction Program School 620 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL

Amikids 6815 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville, FL

Archer Elementary 14533 Southwest 170th Street Archer, FL

Boulware Springs 1303 Northeast 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL

C. W. Norton Elementary School 2200 Northwest 45th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Caring & Sharing Learning School 1951 Southeast 4 Street Gainesville, FL

Charles W. Duval Elementary School 2106 Northeast 8th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Chester Shell Elementary School 21633 Se 65Th Ave Hawthorne, FL

Eastside High School 1201 Southeast 43rd Street Gainesville, FL

Einstein Montessori School 5930 Southwest Archer Road Gainesville, FL

Expressions Learning Arts Academy 5408 Southwest 13th Street Gainesville, FL

F. W. Buchholz High School 5510 Northwest 27th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Fearnside Family Services Center 3600 Northeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL

Fort Clarke Middle School 9301 Northwest 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL

Gainesville High School 1900 Northwest 13th Street Gainesville, FL

Gainesville Wilderness Institute School 100 Southeast 134 Avenue Micanopy, FL

Genesis Preparatory School 207 Northwest 23rd Avenue Gainesville, FL

Glen Springs Elementary School 2826 Northwest 31st Avenue Gainesville, FL

Hawthorne Middle/High School 21403 Southeast 69th Avenue Hawthorne, FL

Healthy Learning Academy Charter School 2101 Northwest 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Hidden Oak Elementary School 2100 Fort Clarke Boulevard Gainesville, FL

High Springs Community School 1015 North Main Street High Springs, FL

Hoggetowne Middle School 3930 Northeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL

Horizon Center. Alternative School 2802 Northeast 8 Avenue Gainesville, FL

Hospital Homebound 1817 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL

Howard W. Bishop Middle School 1901 Northeast 9th Street Gainesville, FL

Idylwild Elementary School 4601 Southwest 20th Terrace Gainesville, FL

Iron Station Elementary 4207 U.s. 27 Newberry, FL

J. J. Finley Elementary School 1912 Northwest 5th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Joseph Williams Elementary School 1245 Southeast 7th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Kanapaha Middle School 5005 Southwest 75th Street Gainesville, FL

Kimball Wiles Elementary School 4601 Southwest 75th Street Gainesville, FL

Lake Forest Elementary School 4401 Southeast 4th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Lawton M. Chiles Elementary School 2525 School House Road Gainesville, FL

Littlewood Elementary School 812 Northwest 34th Street Gainesville, FL

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Elementary School 3500 Northeast 15th Street Gainesville, FL

Meadowbrook Elementary School 11525 Northwest 39th Avenue Gainesville, FL

Micanopy Area Cooperative School Inc. 802 Northwest Seminary Avenue Micanopy, FL

About Alachua County Public Schools

Alachua County 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 County, 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 County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Alachua County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Alachua County Public School Statistics

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

Alachua County Public School Enrollment
 Alachua CountyFlorida
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment1,913 (47.4%)158,974 (55.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment2,038 (82.0%)195,549 (85.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)9,380 (86.8%)804,705 (88.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)7,464 (82.1%)812,190 (87.6%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)8,530 (90.2%)869,834 (89.3%)
Alachua County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Alachua CountyFlorida
Less than 9th Grade Education4,345 (2.8%)733,714 (5.1%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)7,936 (5.1%)1,053,634 (7.3%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)34,600 (22.1%)4,170,468 (29.0%)