Fernandina Beach High School

Tel: (904)261-5713
Grades: 3-12

867 students

Fernandina Beach High School serves 867 students in grades 3-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Fernandina Beach High School operates within the Nassau School District.

Overview

The student population of 867 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-12
Total Students 867 students
Fernandina Beach High School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Fernandina Beach High School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Fernandina Beach High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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 21:1 15:1
Fernandina Beach High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Fernandina Beach High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
6%
28%
Fernandina Beach High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
9%
23%
Fernandina Beach High School Black (1992-2012)
White
80%
43%
Fernandina Beach High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fernandina Beach High School Sch Ethnicity Fernandina Beach 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.
0.35 0.45
Fernandina Beach High School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
21%
49%
Fernandina Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Fernandina Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,472 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Nassau School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
23
Number of Students Managed 11,472 9,989
Nassau School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $138 MM
Nassau School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $115 MM $159 MM
Nassau School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,627 $13,793
Nassau School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,432 $15,882
Nassau 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 Nassau Virtual Instruction Program (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fernandina Beach Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nassau Virtual Instruction Program (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fernandina BeachFernandina Beach Middle School
    315 Citrona Dr
    Fernandina BeachFL 32034
    (904)321-5867
    0.1 mi | 671 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Fernandina BeachNassau Virtual Franchise
    1201 Atlantic Ave
    Fernandina BeachFL 32034
    (904)491-9913
    0.8 mi | 7 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Fernandina BeachNassau County Adult School
    1201 Atlantic Ave
    Fernandina BeachFL 32034
    (904)491-9899
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • Fernandina BeachNassau Virtual Instruction Program
    1201 Atlantic Ave
    Fernandina BeachFL 32034
    (904)491-9886
    0.8 mi | 6 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • Fernandina BeachNassau Virtual Instruction (course Offerings)
    1201 Atlantic Ave
    Fernandina BeachFL 32034
    (904)491-9913
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      

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Did You Know?
Nassau County, 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 0.26, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Nassau County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.