Schools

    Florida’s Department of Education

    Florida’s students and schools have risen to more rigorous expectations and even with higher degrees of academic challenge, more and more students are achieving. Everywhere you look, big things are happening for Florida’s schools and student achievement is on the rise.

    The Florida Students Achieve program is dedicated to helping our state’s families, our communities and our schools strive for and reach ever-increasing educational goals. Visit the Florida Department of Education’s website for more information on Florida’s schools and additional resources: fldoe.org

     

    School Districts Serving South Walton County & Surrounding Areas

    South Walton County School’s are served by the Okaloosa, Walton, and Bay County School Districts, which have been recognized as top performing districts in the 2016-2017 school year.

    Walton County Schools

    The Walton County School District serving Santa Rosa Beach’s coastal communities along Scenic 30A. More information can be found at www.walton.k12.fl.us.

    Van R Butler Elementary

    6694 W. Co Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    850-622-5041

    Grades: Pre k- 4

    Bay Elementary

    118 Gilmore Street, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 622-5050

    Grades: K-4

    Emerald Coast Middle School

    4019 US-98, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 622-5026

    Grades: 5-8

    Seaside School

    10 Smolian Circle, Seaside, FL 32459
    (850) 231-0396

    Grades: 5-8

    South Walton High School

    645 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850)622-5020

    Grades: 9-12

    Seacoast Collegiate High School

    109 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
    (850) 200-4176

    Grades: 9-12

    The Ohana Institute

    82 South Barret Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
    (850) 231-1140

    Grades: 3–12

    Okaloosa County Schools

    Okaloosa County is home to one of the top performing school districts in the state of Florida. For more information on schools and enrollment, visit www.okaloosaschools.com/parents/how-to-enroll.

    Destin Elementary

    630 Kelly Street, Destin, FL 325410
    (850) 833-4360

    Grades: PreKD, K – 4

    Annette P. Edwins Elementary

    7 Wright Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    (850) 833-3333

    Grades: PreKD, VPK, K – 5

    Destin Middle School

    4608 Legendary Marina Drive, Destin, FL 32541
    (850) 833-7655

    Grades: 5 – 8

    Max Bruner Jr. Middle School

    322 Holmes Blvd., NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    (850) 833-3266

    Grades: 6 – 8

    Fort Walton Beach High School

    400 Hollywood Blvd., SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    (850) 833-3300

    Grades: 9 – 12

    Niceville High School

    800 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville, FL 32578
    (850) 833-4114

    Grades: 9 – 12

    Choctawhatchee High School

    110 Racetrack Road, NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
    (850) 833-3614

    Grades: 9 – 12

     Northwest Florida State College

    100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578
    (850) 678-5111

    Bay County Schools

    The communities on the east end of Highway 30-A are zoned for Bay County schools. Find more information on the Bay School District, visit www.bay.k12.fl.us.

    West Bay Elementary

    14813 School Drive, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413
    850-767-1850

    Grades: Pre k- 5

    Surfside Middle School

    300 Nautilus Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
    (850) 767-5180

    Grades: 6-8

    Arnold High School

    550 Alf Coleman Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
    (850) 767-3700

    Grades: 9-12

    Gulf Coast State College

    5230 West Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401
    (850) 769.1551

    Florida State University Panama City

    4750 Collegiate Drive, Panama City, FL 32405
    (850) 872-4750