Pensacola High School

Pensacola High School serves 1,632 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Pensacola High School operates within the Escambia School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1632 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,632 students
Pensacola High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Pensacola High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pensacola High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Pensacola High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
Pensacola High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
28%
Pensacola High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
47%
23%
Pensacola High School Black (1988-2012)
White
31%
43%
Pensacola High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pensacola High School Sch Ethnicity Pensacola High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.67 0.90
Pensacola High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
49%
Pensacola High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Pensacola High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,785 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Escambia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
20
Number of Students Managed 45,785 9,122
Escambia School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 57% 70%
Escambia School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $388 MM n/a
Escambia School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $412 MM n/a
Escambia School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,486 $0
Escambia School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,078 $0
Escambia School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeview Dropout Prevention (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lakeview Dropout Prevention (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is A.a. Dixon Charter School Of Excellence (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pensacola Lakeview Dropout Prevention
    Alternative School
    1221 West Lakeview Ave
    Pensacola , FL , 32501
    (850)595-6085
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  7-11
  • Pensacola Lakeview Special Education
    Special Education School
    1200 West Avery Bldg B Youth D
    Pensacola , FL , 32501
    (850)432-1207
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Pensacola Mcmillian Learning Center
    1403 St Josephs Ave
    Pensacola , FL , 32501
    (850)595-6910
    0.6  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Pensacola A.a. Dixon Charter School Of Excellence
    Charter School
    1201 North H St
    Pensacola , FL , 32501
    (850)435-0511
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  167  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Pensacola Escambia Juvenile Detention
    Alternative School
    1800 West St Mary Ave
    Pensacola , FL , 32501
    (850)595-6085
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  4-12

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Did You Know?
Pensacola, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.64, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Pensacola is Navy Point Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.