Sarasota County Schools
Sarasota is a major city in and the seat of Sarasota County, Florida. Its top-rated public schools are among the many reasons that home buyers choose to live in this area. If you are relocating to the Sarasota area, rest assured that this is an excellent place to live.
The city of Sarasota itself is home to more than 40 elementary, middle, and high schools within the Sarasota County public school district, in addition to dozens of private schools and preschools. The district ranks among the best in the entire state of Florida, earning high rankings from US News & World Report and GreatSchools.>
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Sarasota is home to a number of highly rated public, private, and charter schools. Interested in learning more about the schools available within the Sarasota community? We've compiled a list of schools, their contact information, and special programs they offer to the community on this page. If you have any other questions about living in Sarasota, please reach out to us at 941-954-5454.
- Elementary (K-5): Alta Vista, Ashton, Atwater, Bay Haven School of Basics Plus, Brentwood, Cranberry, Emma E. Booker, Englewood, Fruitville, Garden, Glenallen, Gocio, Gulf Gate, Lakeview, Lamarque, Laurel Nokomis, Phillippi Shores, Southside, Tatum Ridge, Taylor Ranch, Toledo Blade, Tuttle, Venice, Wilkinson
- Middle (6-8): Booker, Brookside, Heron Creek, Laurel Nokomis, McIntosh, Sarasota, Venice, Woodland
- High (9-12): Booker, North Port, Riverview, Sarasota, Suncoast, Polytechnical, Venice, Pine View, Oak Park
Charter & Magnet Schools: Imagine School at North Port, Imagine School at Palmer Ranch, Island Village Montessori, Sarasota Academy of the Arts, Military Academy, School of Arts & Sciences, Suncoast Academy, SKY Academy Englewood & Venice, Student Leadership Academy, Suncoast School for Innovative Studies.
Private Schools: There are more than 30 private schools in the Sarasota area, providing families with even more options for education.
Superintendent: Dr. Todd Bowden
General Information: (941) 927-9000, School Locator
The Sarasota Experience: Schools in Sarasota are excellently rated because they are filled with passionate teachers dedicated to serving their students. Another integral part of any education experience is extracurricular and supplemental activities. In order to nurture the dreams and aspirations of their students, leaders within the Sarasota County School District have created and sustained the following programs:
- Student organizations including FFA, Student Government, National Honor Society, & JROTC
- ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
- Drama, art, dance, and glee clubs
- Community service organizations
Find Homes by High School in Sarasota
It's easier than ever to find your ideal home close to a highly rated public school in Sarasota. Since school assignment is based on the location of students' homes, you can choose your desired school attendance area based on a specific elementary, middle, or high school. See listings based on high school below, or use this school zone home search to narrow your results.
Booker High School
3201 North Orange Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 34234
Riverview High School
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, Florida 34231
Sarasota High School
1000 South School Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 34237
Buying a Home in Sarasota?
If you're moving to the area with children, finding a home within close proximity to excellent local schools is a top priority. We can help you find the right home, negotiate the best price, and handle all the details along the way. If you're eager to see a home for sale within the Bradenton community or Manatee County School District, please reach out to us!