Mulberry Senior High School

Mulberry Senior High School serves 1,036 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Mulberry Senior High School operates within the Polk School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,036 students
Mulberry Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Mulberry Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mulberry Senior High School 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 0.61 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 16:1 15:1
Mulberry Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
30%
28%
Black
11%
23%
White
54%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Mulberry Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Mulberry Senior 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.
0.61 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.
55%
49%
Mulberry Senior 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.
9%
8%
Mulberry Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
160
23
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,989
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 68% 70%
Polk School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk 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 W. Jenkins Senior High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mulberry Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Purcell Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MulberryPurcell Elementary School
    305 Ne 1st Ave
    MulberryFL 33860
    (863)701-1061
    0.9 mi | 450 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MulberryMulberry Middle School
    500 Se 9th Ave
    MulberryFL 33860
    (863)701-1066
    1.3 mi | 964 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MulberryKingsford Elementary School
    1400 Dean St
    MulberryFL 33860
    (863)701-1054
    1.6 mi | 656 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LakelandScott Lake Elementary School
    1140 County Rd 540a
    LakelandFL 33813
    (863)648-3520
    4 mi | 753 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LakelandJames W. Sikes Elementary School
    2727 Shepherd Rd
    LakelandFL 33811
    (863)648-3525
    4.3 mi | 888 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Polk 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 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.