SouthWood has 3 zoned public schools along with several private & public charter schools. 
Florida State University School K-12 (FSUS)
In collaboration with the College of Education at Florida State University, the mission of Florida State University Schools is to advance Florida's K-12 education through exemplary teaching, research, and service.
There are a select number of seats reserved for SouthWood owners each year (tenants are not eligible). To add your child(ren) to the waiting list, please email a copy of your drivers license, warranty deed, their birth certificate and current grade (if in school) to  All communication is handled via email.  To remain eligible for a seat, homeowners must be up to date on their association dues. 
Conley Elementary
Conley Elementary school is located within SouthWood and is a place where students achieve their maximum potential academically, socially, physically and emotionally. Conley Elementary School will develop a community of inquisitive, independent, resilient learners who are safe, cooperative, open-minded, principled, empathetic, and able to meet the challenges of the changing world; maximizing technology and providing engaging curriculum in a positive learning environment.
Fairview Middle
Fairview Middle School is committed to working with our community to provide a nurturing, safe, and caring environment in which all students can learn. In pursuing this mission, we dedicate ourselves to preparing our students to become confident, self-directed, life-long learners prepared to adapt effectively to the world of the future.
Rickards High
The vision of Rickards High School is to provide students with a caring, supportive learning environment that allows them to reach their maximum potential through quality programs, instruction and experiences. We welcome your assistance with helping us achieve our Mission so that we can fully realize the vision for James S. Rickards High School. The mission of James S. Rickards High School is to produce graduates with skills and competencies to succeed on local, state, national, and international levels and who are responsible, self-supporting, and productive members of our society.
Creative Child Learning Center Infant to Preschool
Our mission at Creative Child Learning Centers® is to provide children with a loving, nurturing, environment allowing for social and emotional growth. Hands-on learning is accomplished through creativity, self-expression, and good old-fashioned fun!
We believe interaction among children, parents, and staff is the key ingredient for providing a comforting and secure home away from home.
Scottsdale Academy Infant to Preschool
Scottsdale Academy is a private preschool in Tallahassee, FL. Our Child Development Center specializes in maximizing teachable moments for children to develop cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically through teaching, play experiences, interactions, and a very loving and nurturing family-type atmosphere.
John Paul II Catholic School 9–12
It is the mission of St. John Paul II Catholic High School to provide an affordable college preparatory curriculum within a Christ-centered Catholic environment. This mission encompasses the education of the whole person — spirit, mind, and body — within the tradition of the Catholic Church.

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