Boca Raton High Schools
While most people know the number one rule of real estate is location, location, location, a close second for most buyers is a quality educational system. Fortunately for those who are interested in purchasing a home in Boca Raton, the city is served by four top-notch high schools that are all part of The School District of Palm Beach County. Serving different parts of Boca Raton and the surrounding area, each provides students with a quality education combined with plenty of opportunities to enjoy extracurricular activities, sports and more.
1501 N.W. 15th Ct.
Serving the eastern part of the city, Boca Raton Community High School has received an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education every year since 2006. The school was also ranked number 62 in the Newsweek’s “Top High Schools” in 2010.
20101 Lyons Rd.
Olympic Heights Community High School serves the western unincorporated areas of Boca Raton, including parts of Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The school offers numerous academies, including those in Engineering and Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Finance and Resort Management, and Early Childhood and Teacher Education. An on-site preschool provides students enrolled in the Early Childhood and Teacher Education program the opportunity to enjoy hands-on experience working with children.
5100 Jog Rd.
Considered to be the most comprehensive school in Palm Beach County, Spanish River Community High School serves the west-central part of the city limits as well as parts of unincorporated Boca Raton. The school, which has received an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education for every year since 2004, is one of only a few public schools in the state to receive a rating of 10 out of 10 from GreatSchools.org.
12811 Glades Rd.
The unaccredited school of West Boca Raton Community High School serves the far-west unincorporated areas of Boca Raton. Students from any part of the district may enroll if the school if they are accepted to at least one academy, Academies offered at the school include Information Technology, Medical Science, Culinary Arts, and Drafting and Design. The school received an “A” rating from the Florida Department of Education for each of the first two years after opening. After receiving a “B” during the 2006-2007 academic year, the school has received an “A” every year since. Despite its “B” rating for the 2006-2007 school year, the school received a commendation from the Governor in 2006 and was honored as one of the top fifty high-performing high schools in the state.