Sarasota Military Academy

801 North Orange Ave

Sarasota, FL 34236-4116

Tel: (941)926-1700
Grades: 9-12

967 students

Sarasota Military Academy serves 967 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Sarasota Military Academy operates within the Sarasota School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 967 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 967 students
Sarasota Military Academy Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 60% Male / 40%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Sarasota Military Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Sarasota Military Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less 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 15:1 15:1
Sarasota Military Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Sarasota Military Academy Asian (2004-2013)
Hispanic
14%
28%
Sarasota Military Academy Hispanic (2003-2013)
Black
5%
23%
Sarasota Military Academy Black (2003-2013)
White
77%
42%
Sarasota Military Academy White (2003-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Sarasota Military Academy Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.39 0.45
Sarasota Military Academy Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
26%
51%
Sarasota Military Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Sarasota Military Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,242 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Sarasota School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
22
Number of Students Managed 47,242 9,797
Sarasota School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 75% 70%
Sarasota School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $530 MM $138 MM
District Spending $578 MM $159 MM
Sarasota School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,911 $13,793
Sarasota School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,078 $15,882
Sarasota 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 Amikids Sarasota County High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Children First Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SarasotaSarasota School Of Arts/sciences
    Charter School
    645 Central Ave
    SarasotaFL 34236
    (941)330-1855
    Charter School

    0.3 mi | 748 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SarasotaChildren First Elementary School
    Special Education School
    1723 North Orange Ave
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)953-3877
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | 37 students | Gr. PK                      
  • SarasotaAmikids Sarasota County High School
    Alternative School
    1844 17th St
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)408-7600
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • SarasotaBooker High School
    Magnet School
    3201 North Orange Ave
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)355-2967
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 979 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SarasotaEmma E. Booker Elementary School
    2350 Dr Martin Luther King Way
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)361-6480
    1.5 mi | 524 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended September 12, 2012 - Great college prep school. Staff is knowledgeable on their fields and always willing to speak to parents. Headmaster Kennedy is always available and interacts with students on a daily basis. - Posted by Parent

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