West Florida High School/technical

2400 Longleaf Dr

Pensacola, FL 32526-8901

Tel: (850)941-6200
Grades: 9-12

1,261 students

West Florida High School/technical serves 1,261 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
West Florida High School/technical 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 1261 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,261 students
West Florida High School/technical Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
West Florida High School/technical Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade West Florida High School/technical Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 20:1 15:1
West Florida High School/technical Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
West Florida High School/technical American Indian (2002-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
West Florida High School/technical Asian (2002-2013)
Hispanic
4%
28%
West Florida High School/technical Hispanic (2002-2013)
Black
31%
23%
West Florida High School/technical Black (2002-2013)
White
53%
42%
West Florida High School/technical White (2002-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
All Ethnic Groups West Florida High School/technical Sch Ethnicity West Florida High School/technical 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.
0.62 0.45
West Florida High School/technical Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
29%
51%
West Florida High School/technical Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
8%
7%
West Florida High School/technical Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,959 students has grown by 12% 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
73
22
Number of Students Managed 45,959 9,797
Escambia School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 57% 70%
Escambia School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $138 MM
District Spending $412 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,486 $13,793
Escambia School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,078 $15,882
Escambia School 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 George Stone Area Voc-tech Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bellview Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longleaf Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PensacolaGeorge Stone Area Voc-tech Center
    Vocational School
    2400 Longleaf Dr
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6200
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PensacolaPine Forest High School
    2500 Longleaf Dr
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6150
    0.1 mi | 1778 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PensacolaLongleaf Elementary School
    2600 Longleaf Dr
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6110
    0.2 mi | 698 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PensacolaBellview Middle School
    6201 Mobile Hwy
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6080
    1.7 mi | 1137 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PensacolaLincoln Park Elementary School
    7600 Kershaw St
    PensacolaFL 32534
    (850)494-5620
    1.7 mi | 282 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 14, 2015 - My son has attend this school for 4 years. As a college instructor, I find that my son is challenged and receives quality instruction. Unlike other High Schools in Escambia County, admission is by lottery selection based on middle school grades, disciplinary history, and guidance recommendations. It is the only High School in the county rated as an "A" school by the State's Department of Education. It has a high graduation rate, with most students being admitted to their first or second college choice. It also offers State Championship or playoff teams in both boys and girls athletics. It also has an award-winning Marching Band. - Posted by Parent

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