Mulberry Senior High School

Mulberry Senior High School serves 1,001 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Mulberry Senior High School 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 1001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,001 students
Mulberry Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mulberry Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Mulberry Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mulberry Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 17:1 16:1
Mulberry Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
33%
30%
Mulberry Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
11%
23%
Mulberry Senior High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
53%
41%
Mulberry Senior High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Mulberry Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mulberry Senior High School 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.
0.60 0.46
Mulberry Senior High School 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.
52%
52%
Mulberry Senior High School 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.
9%
6%
Mulberry Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

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 George W. Jenkins Senior High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mulberry Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Purcell Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MulberryPurcell Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 490 students305 1st Ave Ne
    MulberryFL 33860
    (863)701-1061
    0.9PK-5490
  • MulberryMulberry Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 990 students500 Dr Mlk Jr Ave Se
    MulberryFL 33860
    (863)701-1066
    1.36-8990
  • MulberryKingsford Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 592 students1400 Dean St
    MulberryFL 33860
    (863)701-1054
    1.6PK-5592
  • LakelandScott Lake Elementary School
    4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 761 students1140 County Rd 540a East
    LakelandFL 33813
    (863)648-3520
    4PK-5761
  • LakelandJames W. Sikes Elementary School
    4.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 895 students2727 Shepherd Rd
    LakelandFL 33811
    (863)648-3525
    4.3PK-5895

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