Hartridge Academy

1400 Hwy 92 West

Winter Haven, FL 33881-8137

Tel: (863)956-4434
Grades: KG-5

178 students

Hartridge Academy serves 178 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Hartridge Academy operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 178 students has grown by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 178 students
Hartridge Academy Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Hartridge Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Hartridge Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 18:1 15:1
Hartridge Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Hartridge Academy Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
18%
28%
Hartridge Academy Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
10%
23%
Hartridge Academy Black (2002-2012)
White
62%
43%
Hartridge Academy White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hartridge Academy Sch Ethnicity Hartridge 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.
0.57 0.45
Hartridge Academy Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
51%
49%
Hartridge Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
14%
8%
Hartridge Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% 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 (1988-2012)
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 Karen M. Siegel Academy (2.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lake Alfred-addair Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Alfred Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Recommended June 20, 2012 - wonderful school. My two grandaughters transferred mid-year to Hartridge. One of them has improved her reading already. She hated reading but has such an attitude change since coming to hartridge. They love going to school. Before we had to fight it seemed getting them up in the am. What a wonderful change. They say every day we LOVE our school. We are so happy we changed. School should be not just work it should be fun. They have made my girls excited in going. Thankyou so much Hartridge Academy - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
Winter Haven, 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 0.42. The most diverse school in Winter Haven is Ridge Teen Parent Program. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.