Collier County Public Schools received another A rating from the Florida Department of Education this year. Collier’s school district is one of 11 out of 67 Florida Districts to receive an A rating which puts Collier in fifth place in the state. Collier has come a long way over the past 6 years, moving up 28 spots from 33rd place in 2011. Last year, Collier ranked 14th and are continuing to improve their systems for testing and education programs.
Collier County has 54 schools, three of which are charter schools, increased their ratings by at least one grade letter. Three traditional public schools and Immokalee Community School increased their standing by two letter grades. Mason Classical Academy was the highest receiving high school, North Naples was highest-receiving middle school and Seagate Elementary was highest ranked elementary school. No schools decreased their ratings for were given an F. Only one school, Village Oaks Elementary was given a D rating. Also in the last ten years, Collier has received five A’s and five B’s.