Maynard A. Traviss Career Center

3225 Winter Lake Rd

Lakeland, FL 33803-9709

Tel: (863)499-2700
Grades 7-12
272 students
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center serves 272 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center operates within the Polk School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 272 students has grown by 59% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 272 students
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 2:1 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 5:1 16:1
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
28%
30%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
20%
23%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Black Students (1988-2014)
White
51%
41%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Maynard A. Traviss Career Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
49%
52%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The 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 district revenue/student of $9,676 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district 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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Polk School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $942 MM $140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Bill Duncan Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bill Duncan Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bill Duncan Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • LakelandBill Duncan Opportunity Center
    Alternative School
    1 Negative Reviews
    0.1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 154 students3333 Winter Lake Rd
    LakelandFL 33803
    (863)499-2860
    0.16-12154
  • LakelandPolk State Lakeland Gateway To College Charter Hig
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 11-12 | 46 students3425 Winter Lake Rd
    LakelandFL 33803
    (863)669-2322
    0.311-1246
  • Winter HavenPolk State College Collegiate High School
    Charter School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 11-12 | 271 students3425 Winter Lk Rd Lac1200
    Winter HavenFL 33881
    (863)669-2322
    0.511-12271
  • LakelandOscar J. Pope Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 482 students2730 Maine Ave
    LakelandFL 33801
    (863)499-2992
    1.2PK-5482
  • LakelandSouth Mckeel Academy
    Charter School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 1163 students2222 Edgewood Dr South
    LakelandFL 33803
    (863)510-0044
    1.8KG-81163

School Reviews

Good school for tech. programs. The staff in the nursing dept. are very unprofessional and will tell you a million different stories about how to get into a class. So beware and get everything in writing. The head of the school has no control over them either, so your screwed.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 09/08/09

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