Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School

3000 East University Ave

Gainesville, FL 32641-6033

Grades: 6-12

231 students

Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School serves 231 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School operates within the Alachua School District.

Overview

The student population of 231 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 231 students
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
28%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
48%
23%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
44%
42%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Professional Academy Magnet At Loften 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.
0.58 0.45
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
51%
51%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,064 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,732 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,666 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
22
Number of Students Managed 29,064 9,797
Alachua School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $268 MM $138 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $266 MM $159 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,732 $13,793
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,666 $15,882
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GainesvilleHorizon Center. Alternative School
    Alternative School
    2802 Ne 8th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-7250
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 104 students                      
  • GainesvilleCharles W. Duval Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2106 Ne 8th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-6703
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 310 students                      
  • GainesvilleHospital Homebound
    Special Education School
    1817 East University Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-7671
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 36 students                      
  • GainesvilleLake Forest Elementary School
    4401 Se 4th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-6710
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 311 students                      
  • GainesvillePrairie View Academy
    Magnet School
    1700 Se 35th Ave
    GainesvilleFL 32641
    (352)955-6714
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | Gr. PK | 87 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 06, 2011 - 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

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