Sarasota Military Academy

801 North Orange Ave

Sarasota, FL 34236-4116

Tel: (941)926-1700
Grades 9-12
1,052 students
Sarasota Military Academy serves 1,052 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Sarasota Military Academy operates within the Sarasota School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1052 students has grown by 71% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 65% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,052 students
Sarasota Military Academy Total Students (2003-2014)
Gender % Sarasota Military Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Sarasota Military Academy Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Sarasota Military Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less 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 15:1 16:1
Sarasota Military Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Sarasota Military Academy Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
16%
30%
Sarasota Military Academy Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
4%
23%
Sarasota Military Academy Black Students (2003-2014)
White
76%
41%
Sarasota Military Academy White Students (2003-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Sarasota Military Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Sarasota Military Academy 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.
0.40 0.46
Sarasota Military Academy Diversity Score (2003-2014)
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%
Sarasota Military Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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%
Sarasota Military Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,357 is higher than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,387 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sarasota School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
22
Number of Students Managed 41,391 10,137
Sarasota School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 71%
Sarasota School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $510 MM $132 MM
Sarasota School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $511 MM $140 MM
Sarasota School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,357 $11,888
Sarasota School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,387 $12,571
Sarasota 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 Booker High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Children First Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SarasotaSarasota School Of Arts/sciences
    Charter School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 754 students645 Central Ave
    SarasotaFL 34236
    (941)330-1855
    0.36-8754
  • SarasotaChildren First Elementary School
    Special Education School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK | 32 students1723 North Orange Ave
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)953-3877
    0.7PK32
  • SarasotaBooker High School
    Magnet School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1098 students3201 North Orange Ave
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)355-2967
    1.49-121098
  • SarasotaBay Haven School Of Basics Plus
    Magnet School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 596 students2901 West Tamiami Circle
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)359-5800
    1.5KG-5596
  • SarasotaEmma E. Booker Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 519 students2350 Dr Martin Luther King Way
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)361-6480
    1.5PK-5519

School Reviews

Great college prep school. Staff is knowledgeable on their fields and always willing to speak to parents. Headmaster Kennedy is always available and interacts with students on a daily basis.
- Posted by Parent, 09/12/12

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