Alonso High School

  • Alonso High School serves 2,648 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alonso High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Alonso High School's student population of 2,648 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 141 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers141 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alonso High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Alonso High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2264 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
29%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate
96%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Braulio Alonso High School is a public high school located in Hillsborough County, Florida. Dr. Sandy Bunkin principal of five years retired at the end of the 2005-2006 school year. Mr.Louie Diaz, the new principal, comes from Jefferson High School.By The way George Bryan Vesga Attended Davidsen Middle School and He hates his new school Ocoee High Schoool and wants to go to the best school in the world Alonso High School.
  • Alonso High is named after Braulio Alonso, a grandson of Spanish immigrants, who was born in Ybor City in Tampa, Florida. He was the president of the Hillsborough Education Association from 1951 to 1956 and the president of the Florida Education Association in 1957. He served on the board of directors in the National Education Association from 1958 to 1964, and was elected as its president in 1966.
  • Alonso High School's mascot is the Raven.
  • Mission: Braulio Alonso High School is a community where Excellence is the goal, Diversity is Valued, Integrity is Expected and School Pride is the result.
  • Extracurricular: HOSA (Health Occupation Students Of America); JROTC(Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) (Alonso JROTC webpage); FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America); FCCLA; NHS (National Honor Society); BETA; Mu Alpha Theta (Math Team); GSA (Gay Straight Alliance); SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco); CARS (Cops Against Racing on Streets); FFA (Future Farmers of America); Anime Club; Guitar Club.
  • Sports: Alonso High School currently offers the following sports: Football (Varsity, JV, and flag); District Champs 2006; Soccer (Boys and Girls); Basketball (Varsity and JV, Boys and Girls); Wrestling (Varsity and JV); Tennis (Boys and Girls); Swimming (Boys and Girls); Golf (Boys and Girls); Volleyball (Varsity and JV).
  • JROTC Activities: Raider Team - The team is pure physical performance and endurance. At competitions, some of the events include the following: running, pushups, situps, ropebridge, litter carry, and other such events. The team practices every Tuesday and Thursday. In addition to the above events, the Raider team also trains in map reading and orienteering. The members of this team have to maintain high levels of physical fitness and dedication to participate in this demanding team. The team is very successful and has over 90 trophies in their trophy case in the 4 years that the school has been open. The Raiders were titled state champions in 2005 and runner-up in 2006.
  • Drill Team - Drill is basically marching and parade/ceremony side of JROTC. You are learning the basics, formation, basic marching, faces, columns, flanks, along with the rest of the commands. Drill Team doesn’t just teach you drill, it perfects it. You will work with the other members of the Drill Team to compete in squads or platoons in armed drill (with drill rifles), unarmed, or exhibition competitions. The Drill Team also does exhibition, which is the rifle throwing and flipping, ect. The Drill Team performs at the Homecoming game with a Saber (the exhibition swords) team, and also takes part in the Military Ball Ceremonies.

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I actually go to the school and I love it. It's a really amazing school. It has a lot of great programs, a lot of diversity in the students, and the teachers are great. A+ school !
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This is a "D" school. I would strongly recommend you pursue all other options before commitiing your child to this school. Teachers do not routinely respond to e-mail requests, grades are posted long after you have any opportunity to address areas of need. This is a large and impersonal public HS that most kids just want to get in and out of.
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