Blake High School-magnet

1701 North Blvd,

Tampa, FL, 33607-3703

Tel: (813)272-3422
Grades: 9-12

1,603 students

Blake High School-magnet serves 1,603 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Blake High School-magnet operates within the Hillsborough School District.

Overview

The student population of 1603 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,603 students
Gender % 38% Male / 62%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
23%
28%
Black
40%
23%
White
29%
43%
Unknown
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.70
0.69
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 50%
49%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 197,041 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
n/a
Number of Students Managed 197,041
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brewster Technical Center (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Stewart Middle Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Just Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended May 16, 2011 - Our son is the one who actually chose to apply for the music program at Blake, as my wife and I knew very little about the school. After talking to several people, most in the music field, we agreed with our son. He is in both the marching band and the symphony band, and is loving every minute of it. Since he wants to be more into the writing and producing area of music, he is taking music theory. He is only a freshman, but he has learned a lot in that short period. My wife and I are band booster members and have a great time working with the kids, and the other parents as well. We believe that the education our son is receiving at Blake High school is going to help him get into a quality college program, and also has helped him meet some new friends that are some fine young people. I would strongly recommend Blake High school to anyone. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 17, 2011 - this is one of the top school for any young adult to come and get the best if not superior music education! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 03, 2010 - Worst school in Hillsborough County. Magnet program is simply a new name for integration. - Posted by Parent

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