Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School

3000 East University Ave

Gainesville, FL 32641-6033

Tel: (352)955-6839
Grades 6-12
217 students
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School serves 217 students in grades 6 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

The student population of 217 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 217 students
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
8%
30%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
44%
23%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
44%
41%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften 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.
0.61 0.69
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften 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.
57%
52%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften 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.
8%
6%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Alachua School District's student population of 28,157 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,126 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
21
Number of Students Managed 28,157 8,489
Alachua School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $281 MM n/a
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $264 MM n/a
Alachua School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,126 n/a
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,487 n/a
Alachua 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 Horizon Center. Alternative School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horizon Center. Alternative School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horizon Center. Alternative School (0.5 miles away)
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    0.5 miles
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    0.9 miles
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    GainesvilleFL 32641
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    0.9 miles
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    GainesvilleFL 32641
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School Reviews

I go to loften and it the best school I've ever attended. the teachers are amazing. Every class is small and loften is great for hands on learning. No one is ever ignored. schools never boring. I hate missing school now, when I attended other schools id do ANYTHING to stay home or skip school but not anymore.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 02/06/11

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