Maynard A. Traviss Career Center

3225 Winter Lake Rd,

Lakeland, FL, 33803-9709

Tel: (863)499-2700
Grades: 7-12

233 students

Maynard A. Traviss Career Center serves 233 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center 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 233 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 233 students
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 15:1
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Asian (1988-2010)
Hispanic
21%
28%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
23%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Black (1988-2012)
White
47%
43%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Sch Ethnicity Maynard A. Traviss Career Center 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.
0.67 0.90
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
54%
49%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
3%
8%
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 96,070 students has stayed relatively flat 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 96,070 9,989
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bill Duncan Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bill Duncan Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bill Duncan Opportunity Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lakeland Bill Duncan Opportunity Center
    Alternative School
    3333 Winter Lake Rd
    Lakeland , FL , 33803
    (863)499-2860
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  142  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Winter Haven Polk State College Collegiate High School
    Charter School
    3425 Winter Lk Rd Lac1200
    Winter Haven , FL , 33881
    (863)669-2322
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Lakeland Oscar J. Pope Elementary School
    2730 Maine Ave
    Lakeland , FL , 33801
    (863)499-2992
    1.2  mi  |  416  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lakeland South Mckeel Academy
    Charter School
    2222 Edgewood Dr South
    Lakeland , FL , 33803
    (863)510-0044
    Charter School
    1.8  mi  |  1145  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Lakeland Highlands Grove Elementary School
    4510 Lakeland Highlands Rd
    Lakeland , FL , 33813
    (863)648-3002
    2  mi  |  716  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 08, 2009 - Good school for tech. programs. The staff in the nursing dept. are very unprofessional and will tell you a million different stories about how to get into a class. So beware and get everything in writing. The head of the school has no control over them either, so your screwed. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Lakeland, 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 0.65, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Lakeland is Crystal Lake Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.