Avon Park Youth Academy

242 South Blvd

Avon Park, FL 33825-9200

Tel: (863)452-3815
Grades 9-12
79 students
Avon Park Youth Academy serves 79 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Avon Park Youth Academy operates within the Polk School District.
Polk School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 79 students has declined by 49% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 79 students
Avon Park Youth Academy Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % Avon Park Youth Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Avon Park Youth Academy Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Avon Park Youth Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1 16:1
Avon Park Youth Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Avon Park Youth Academy Asian Students (2001-2014)
Hispanic
12%
30%
Avon Park Youth Academy Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
59%
23%
Avon Park Youth Academy Black Students (2000-2014)
White
28%
41%
Avon Park Youth Academy White Students (2000-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.46
Avon Park Youth Academy Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
96%
52%
Avon Park Youth Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

Polk School District's student population of 97,953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,676 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,967 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
22
Number of Students Managed 97,953 10,137
Polk School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Polk School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $942 MM $140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Avon Park High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Avon Park Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Avon Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Avon ParkAvon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
    2.3 miles
    705 Winthrop St
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4355
    2.3PK-5549
  • Avon ParkAvon Park High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 953 students
    2.4 miles
    700 East Main St
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4311
    2.49-12953
  • Avon ParkMemorial Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    2.6 miles
    867 Memorial Dr
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)784-0200
    2.6PK-5581
  • Avon ParkPark Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 591 students
    3 miles
    327 East Palmetto St
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4373
    3PK-5591
  • Avon ParkAvon Park Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 689 students
    3.1 miles
    401 South Lake Ave
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4333
    3.16-8689

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