Sarasota Military Academy

801 North Orange Ave

Sarasota, FL 34236-4116

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

857 students

Sarasota Military Academy serves 857 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
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 857 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 857 students
Sarasota Military Academy Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 60% Male / 40%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Students by Grade Sarasota Military Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 17:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
12%
28%
Black
3%
23%
White
78%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Sarasota Military Academy Sch Ethnicity Sarasota Military 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.
0.38 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.
24%
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.
7%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 47,224 students has grown by 14% 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
59
23
Number of Students Managed 47,224 9,989
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
Sarasota School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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 Booker High School (1.4 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 | 750 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SarasotaChildren First Elementary School
    Special Education School
    1723 North Orange Ave
    SarasotaFL 34236
    (941)953-3877
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | 42 students | Gr. PK                      
  • SarasotaBooker High School
    Magnet School
    3201 North Orange Ave
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)355-2967
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 1011 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SarasotaEmma E. Booker Elementary School
    2350 Dr Martin Luther King Jr
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)361-6480
    1.5 mi | 517 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SarasotaBay Haven School Of Basics Plus
    Magnet School
    2901 West Tamiami Circle
    SarasotaFL 34234
    (941)359-5800
    Magnet School

    1.5 mi | 578 students | Gr. KG-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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Did You Know?
Sarasota, 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 0.49, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Sarasota is Access To Education. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.