Local Schools

Alachua County Public School System is an rated “A” school district by the Florida Department of Education.

The Alachua County school system is governed by a five-member board with members serving staggered, four-year terms.  Board members are elected at large from five geographic districts in nonpartisan elections, and all represent the entire county.  The Board members select a chair and a vice chair, both of whom serve one-year terms.

The Alachua County School system includes elementary, middle, high schools, and Charter Schools, Virtual School Program, Magnet Programs, Drivers Education.  Here is a list of all the schools.

If you are wanting to verify the school zone for an address, you can find that information by visiting the SchoolLocator Site by Davis Demographics.

If you click on this map, you will see a larger version.

Your Realtor® will be able to tell you which schools are zoned for the home you are considering.  Or you may select schools that your prefer, and your Realtor® will find homes available in your desired school zone.


PRIVATE SCHOOLS – We plan to add a directory of the private schools in our area very soon.


As the saying goes, Gainesville is known as a “college town”.   Our community is proud to be the homes of both the University of Florida and Santa Fe College

The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities.   The Gator Nation.  Go Gators!


In its first 45 years, Santa Fe College has matured from a small community college of 1,000 students into a strong four-year college offering a rich and wide variety of educational opportunities to more than 27,000 individuals each year on seven campus sites and online.