With a population of nearly 200,000, Okaloosa County has a number of different elementary, middle schools, and high schools to provide the necessary curriculum to meet Florida Department of Education and federal standards. In total, there are 19 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 4 high schools and 3 combination schools within the county. There are also a number of charter schools in Okaloosa County, including AMIkids Emerald Coast, Liza Jackson Preparatory School, Okaloosa Academy-Crestview, Okaloosa Academy- FWB, and the Collegiate High School of NWFSC.
Typically, the Okaloosa County schools have performed very well, with some earning statewide and national recognition. Many of the elementary schools, middle schools and high schools in Fort Walton Beach, Niceville and elsewhere in Okaloosa County have earned high marks with no school receiving below a B in the Okaloosa County School District Grade Report. You can see the full report here. Finally, one school, the Collegiate High School of NWFSC has consistently been named one of the best high schools in Florida and has even received national recognition. It was recently given a bronze medal by US News and World Report for its ability to prepare students for college.
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