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
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
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
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
18%
28%
Black
10%
23%
White
62%
43%
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
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 (2002-2013)
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.
14%
8%

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: 2013 (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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake AlfredLake Alfred Elementary School
    550 East Cummings St
    Lake AlfredFL 33850
    (863)295-5985
    1.3 mi | 527 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winter HavenWinter Haven Head Start Elementary School
    135 Ave Y Ne
    Winter HavenFL 33881
    (863)298-5631
    1.8 mi | 35 students | Gr. PK                      
  • Lake AlfredLake Alfred-addair Middle School
    925 North Buena Vista Dr
    Lake AlfredFL 33850
    (863)295-5988
    2.3 mi | 710 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Winter HavenFred G. Garner Elementary School
    2500 Havendale Blvd
    Winter HavenFL 33881
    (863)965-5455
    2.3 mi | 681 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Winter HavenJewett Middle Academy Magnet
    Magnet School
    601 Ave T Ne
    Winter HavenFL 33881
    (863)291-5320
    Magnet School

    2.3 mi | 581 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

  • 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

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.
Request Information
I am a:
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
In grade:           For entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

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.