West Florida High School/technical

2400 Longleaf Dr

Pensacola, FL 32526-8901

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

1,263 students

West Florida High School/technical serves 1,263 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 57%.
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 1263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,263 students
Gender % 44% Male / 56%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Students by Grade West Florida High School/technical Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same 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 18:1 15:1
West Florida High School/technical Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
4%
28%
Black
30%
23%
White
53%
43%
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
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.
28%
49%
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%
8%

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
23
Number of Students Managed 45,785 9,989
Graduation Rate 57% 70%
Escambia School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $138 MM
Escambia School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $412 MM $159 MM
Escambia School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bellview Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longleaf Elementary School (0.3 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 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PensacolaPine Forest High School
    2500 Longleaf Dr
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6150
    0.2 mi | 1743 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PensacolaLongleaf Elementary School
    2600 Longleaf Dr
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6110
    0.3 mi | 744 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PensacolaLincoln Park Elementary School
    7600 Kershaw Dr
    PensacolaFL 32571
    (850)494-5620
    1.6 mi | 251 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PensacolaBellview Middle School
    6201 Mobile Hwy
    PensacolaFL 32526
    (850)941-6080
    1.7 mi | 1081 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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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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 0.44, 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.