Fort Walton Beach High School

Fort Walton Beach High School serves 1,744 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Fort Walton Beach High School operates within the Okaloosa School District.
Okaloosa School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1744 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,744 students
Fort Walton Beach High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fort Walton Beach High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Fort Walton Beach High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Fort Walton Beach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 21:1 16:1
Fort Walton Beach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Fort Walton Beach High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
9%
30%
Fort Walton Beach High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
14%
23%
Fort Walton Beach High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
67%
41%
Fort Walton Beach High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Fort Walton Beach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.52 0.46
Fort Walton Beach High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
25%
52%
Fort Walton Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Fort Walton Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Okaloosa School District's student population of 30,223 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has increased from 77% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,351 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 $9,950 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Okaloosa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
22
Number of Students Managed 30,223 10,137
Okaloosa School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 71%
Okaloosa School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $270 MM $132 MM
Okaloosa School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $287 MM $140 MM
Okaloosa School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,351 $11,888
Okaloosa School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,950 $12,571
Okaloosa 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 Silver Sands-excep. Children (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Silver Sands-excep. Children (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Annette P. Edwins Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Walton BeachAnnette P. Edwins Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 424 students
    0 miles
    7 Wright Parkway Sw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3333
    0PK-5424
  • Fort Walton BeachSilver Sands-excep. ChildrenSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 138 students
    0.5 miles
    349 Holmes Blvd Nw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3364
    0.5PK-12138
  • Fort Walton BeachMax Bruner Junior Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
    0.6 miles
    322 Holmes Blvd Nw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3266
    0.66-8806
  • Fort Walton BeachOkaloosa Virtual Franchise
    Grades: 6-12
    0.6 miles
    310 Perry Ave Se
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3533
    0.66-12n/a
  • Fort Walton BeachLiza Jackson Preparatory SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-8 | 823 students
    0.8 miles
    546 Mary Esther Blvd
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3321
    0.8KG-8823

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