Florida Youth Challenge Academy

5629 State Rd 16 West Bldg 380

Starke, FL 32091-9792

Tel: (904)682-4036
Grades 9-12
52 students
Florida Youth Challenge Academy serves 52 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Florida Youth Challenge Academy operates within the Clay School District.
Clay School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 52 students has declined by 68% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 52 students
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % Florida Youth Challenge Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Florida Youth Challenge Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 7:1 16:1
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
Hispanic
33%
30%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
17%
23%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Black Students (2004-2014)
White
49%
41%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
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.
0.63 0.46
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
n/a
52%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

Clay School District's student population of 35,523 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 76% over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,670 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,525 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Clay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
22
Number of Students Managed 35,523 10,137
Clay School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 88% 71%
Clay School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $312 MM $132 MM
Clay School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $343 MM $140 MM
Clay School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,670 $11,888
Clay School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,525 $12,571
Clay School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Bradford Virtual Franchise (7.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bradford Virtual Franchise (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lawtey Elementary School (7 miles away)
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Excellent school,good work and proud od all of the kids that are making good choices????
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