Avon Park Youth Academy

242 South Blvd

Avon Park, FL 33825-9200

Tel: (863)452-3815
Grades: 9-12

161 students

Avon Park Youth Academy serves 161 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Avon Park Youth Academy 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 161 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 161 students
Gender % 100% Male / 0%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade Avon Park Youth Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 8:1 15:1
Hispanic
14%
28%
Black
47%
23%
White
37%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Avon Park Youth Academy Sch Ethnicity Avon Park Youth Academy 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.
0.63 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.
98%
49%
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.
n/a 8%

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 Avon Park High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Avon Park Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Avon Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Avon ParkAvon Elementary School
    705 West Winthrop St
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4355
    2.3 mi | 607 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Avon ParkAvon Park High School
    700 East Main St
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4311
    2.4 mi | 954 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Avon ParkMemorial Elementary School
    867 Memorial Dr
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)784-0200
    2.6 mi | 557 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Avon ParkPark Elementary School
    327 East Palmetto St
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4373
    3 mi | 577 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Avon ParkAvon Park Middle School
    401 South Lake Ave
    Avon ParkFL 33825
    (863)452-4333
    3.1 mi | 703 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Highlands 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 0.58, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Highlands County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.