Fort Walton Beach High School

Fort Walton Beach High School serves 1,753 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Fort Walton Beach High School operates within the Okaloosa School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1753 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,753 students
Fort Walton Beach High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Fort Walton Beach High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Fort Walton Beach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 19:1 15:1
Fort Walton Beach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
4%
3%
Fort Walton Beach High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
28%
Fort Walton Beach High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
14%
23%
Fort Walton Beach High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
67%
42%
Fort Walton Beach High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Fort Walton Beach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Fort Walton Beach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.45
Fort Walton Beach High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
19%
51%
Fort Walton Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Fort Walton Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,625 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,140 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,066 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Okaloosa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
22
Number of Students Managed 34,625 9,797
Okaloosa School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 81% 70%
Okaloosa School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $266 MM $138 MM
Okaloosa School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $293 MM $159 MM
Okaloosa School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,140 $13,793
Okaloosa School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,066 $15,882
Okaloosa School District 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 Silver Sands-excep. Children (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Silver Sands-excep. Children (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Annette P. Edwins Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Walton BeachAnnette P. Edwins Elementary School
    7 Wright Parkway Sw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3333
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 411 students                      
  • Fort Walton BeachSilver Sands-excep. Children
    Special Education School
    349 Holmes Blvd Nw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3364
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 141 students                      
  • Fort Walton BeachMax Bruner Junior Middle School
    322 Holmes Blvd Nw
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3266
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 814 students                      
  • Fort Walton BeachOkaloosa Virtual Franchise
    310 Perry Ave Se
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3533
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 19 students                      
  • Fort Walton BeachLiza Jackson Preparatory School
    Charter School
    546 Mary Esther Blvd
    Fort Walton BeachFL 32548
    (850)833-3321
    Charter School

    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 831 students                      

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