The Sarasota County School District consistently ranks as a top 10 Florida school district
As a parent, you know the importance of your child receiving an excellent education. The Sarasota County School District consistently ranks in the top 10 in Florida. Sarasota County also offers “school choice” and allows parents flexibility in choosing a school for their child to attend.
Pine View School in Osprey is a public school for gifted students offering education from grades 2 through 12. Pine View has repeatedly ranked as a #1 High School in Florida, and usually in the top 10 in the US. See US News Article. Families relocate to the area to take advantage of the high quality education available at Pine View.
Colleges & Universities: Florida residents receive substantial tuition discounts when attending any of the highly rated state schools, including University of Florida (UF), Florida State University (FSU), University of South Florida (USF), among others. Locally there is a USF campus in Sarasota, and three State College of Florida (SCF) campuses in Sarasota, Venice, and Lakewood Ranch. SCF is a great resource for students who have not chosen a Major to affordably complete their general education requirements, and for working adults interested in improving their careers. New College of Florida is also located in Sarasota. Additionally, the Ringling College of Art & Design, a private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering degrees in Advertising Design, Business of Art & Design, Computer Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Fine Arts, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Motion Design, Painting, Photography & Digital Imaging, Printmaking and Sculpture