Top 20 Best Florida Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 64 blue ribbon private schools serving 33,515 students in Florida.
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Florida include Mount Dora Christian Academy, Boca Raton Christian School and CRISDA Christian Academy.
The average tuition cost is $11,761, which is higher than the Florida private school average tuition cost of $10,698.
92% of blue ribbon private schools in Florida are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Florida Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
The First Academy
The First Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(2)
2667 Bruton Blvd
Orlando, FL 32805
(407) 206-8602
1,046 students
Year: 2009, 2013
Westminster Academy
Westminster Academy Photo - Class of 2021 Valedictorian & Salutatorian
(Presbyterian)
(21)
5601 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
(954) 815-0131
1,025 students
Year: 2014
Christian Home Academy
Christian Home Academy Photo
(Christian)
(6)
1241 Blanding Blvd
Orange Park, FL 32065
(904) 276-3339
122 students
Year: 2021
All Souls Catholic School
All Souls Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
810 S Oak Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 322-7090
207 students
Year: 2004
Annunciation Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
593 Jamestown Blvd
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
(407) 774-2801
502 students
Year: 2003
Ascension Catholic School
(Catholic)
2950 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne, FL 32935
(321) 254-1595
494 students
Year: 2003
Boca Raton Christian School
Boca Raton Christian School Photo - We provide art classes K-12th grade, including AP and dual enrollment.
(Christian)
(12)
470 NW 4th Ave.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 391-2727
771 students
Year: 1997
Brandon Academy
Brandon Academy Photo
(2)
801 Limona Road
Brandon, FL 33510
(813) 689-1952
280 students
Year: 2010
Brauser Maimonides Academy
(Jewish)
5300 Southwest 40th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
(954) 989-6886
528 students
Year: 2009
Cambridge Christian School
Cambridge Christian School Photo - Our campus services students in preschool through 12th grade. Established in 1964, we are the highest rated Christian, college preparatory school in Tampa Bay and a 2020 National Blue Ribbon recipient. Come visit us today!
(Christian)
(3)
6101 N Habana Ave
Tampa, FL 33614
(813) 872-6744
681 students
Year: 2020
1515 W. Bearss Avenue
Tampa, FL 33613
(813) 920-2288
1,235 students
Year: 2004
Cathedral Parish School
Cathedral Parish School Photo
(Catholic)
259 Saint George St
Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 824-2861
339 students
Year: 2007
Chaminade Madonna College Preparatory
Chaminade Madonna College Preparatory Photo - The front entrance is the gateway to our Chaminade-Madonna family.
(Catholic)
(2)
500 East Chaminade Drive
Hollywood, FL 33021
(954) 989-5150
600 students
Year: n/a
Christ The King Catholic School
(Catholic)
6822 Larkin Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32211
(904) 724-2954
327 students
Year: 2010
Christ The King Catholic School
Christ The King Catholic School Photo - Christ the King Catholic School inspires each child to grow in the love of Christ, joy of knowledge and spirit of service.
(Catholic)
(4)
3809 W Morrison Avenue
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 876-8770
522 students
Year: 2011, 2020
Coral Park Christian Academy
All-girls (Baptist)
(1)
8755 SW 16th St
Miami, FL 33165
(305) 559-9409
154 students
Year: n/a
12015 Orange Grove Drive
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 961-3087
550 students
Year: 2004
CRISDA Christian Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
7949 NW 2nd Street
Miami, FL 33126
(305) 265-1108
109 students
Year: n/a
Espiritu Santo Catholic School
Espiritu Santo Catholic School Photo - 2019 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. This honor was awarded to only 50 private schools across the country last year. Espiritu has test scores in the top 15% of the nation. Espiritu Santo is the only school in the Tampa Bay area that earned this recognition in 2019.
(Catholic)
2405a Phillippe Pkwy
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
(727) 812-4650
432 students
Year: 2019
Foundation Christian Academy
(Church of Christ)
(3)
3955 Lithia Pinecrest Rd.
Valrico, FL 33596
(813) 654-2969
414 students
Year: n/a
Good Shepherd Catholic School
(Catholic)
5902 Oleander Dr
Orlando, FL 32807
(407) 277-3073
548 students
Year: 2000
Holy Family Catholic School
Holy Family Catholic School Photo - Holy Family Catholic School was named a National Blue Ribbon School in November, 2012.
(Catholic)
(2)
9800-3 Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 645-9875
397 students
Year: 2012
Holy Spirit Catholic School
Holy Spirit Catholic School Photo - 2022 U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School. The only grade school awarded in the entire state of Florida.
(Catholic)
(3)
11665 Fort Caroline Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 642-9165
263 students
Year: 2022
Incarnation Catholic School
Incarnation Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
2911 Bee Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34239
(941) 924-8588
164 students
Year: 2008
The King's Academy
(Christian)
(3)
8401 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 686-4244
1,365 students
Year: 2014
Lourdes Academy
(Catholic)
1014 N Halifax Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
(386) 252-0391
232 students
Year: 2006
Monsignor Edward Pace High School
Monsignor Edward Pace High School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
15600 NW 32nd Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
(305) 623-7223
891 students
Year: 2006
Mount Dora Christian Academy
Mount Dora Christian Academy Photo - Our beautiful 70 acre campus featuring our athletic complex with stadium seating, artificial turf and olympic standard track.
(Christian)
(1)
301 West 13th Avenue
Mount Dora, FL 32757
(352) 383-2155
791 students
Year: 2017
Naples Christian Academy
Naples Christian Academy Photo - It was a great day of Thanksgiving celebrations at NCA!
(Christian)
(4)
2655 Northbrooke Drive
Naples, FL 34119
(239) 455-1080
111 students
Year: 2007
Northside Christian School
Northside Christian School Photo - NCS Campus View
(Baptist)
7777 62nd Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
(727) 541-7593
688 students
Year: 2016
NSU University School
NSU University School Photo
(30)
3375 SW 75 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
(954) 262-4506
2,017 students
Year: 2015
Palmer Catholic Academy
(Catholic)
4889 Palm Valley Rd
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
(904) 543-8515
424 students
Year: 2005
Queen of Peace Catholic Academy
Queen of Peace Catholic Academy Photo - Queen of Peace Catholic Academy serving y our family from PreK to 8th grade.
(Catholic)
(3)
10900 SW 24th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 332-8808
487 students
Year: 2011
Resurrection Catholic School
(Catholic)
3720 Old Highway 37
Lakeland, FL 33813
(863) 644-3931
430 students
Year: 2004
St. Barnabas Episcopal School
St. Barnabas Episcopal School Photo - Our mission is to empower each student to achieve academic and moral excellence in a faith-filled environment based on God's word.
(Episcopal)
(46)
322 W. Michigan Avenue
Deland, FL 32720
(386) 734-3005
370 students
Year: 2003
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Florida?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Florida include Mount Dora Christian Academy, Boca Raton Christian School and CRISDA Christian Academy.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Florida?
64 blue ribbon private schools are located in Florida.
How much do blue ribbon private schools cost in Florida?
The average tuition cost is $11,761, which is higher than the Florida private school average tuition cost of $10,698.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Florida?
Florida blue ribbon private schools are approximately 33% minority students, which is lower than the Florida private school average of 46%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Florida?
92% of blue ribbon private schools in Florida are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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