Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy

  • Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy serves 27 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy's student population of 27 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students27 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy is 0.36, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1999 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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Hispanic
3%
33%
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Black
78%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
19%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.360.70
This chart display the diversity score of Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberty School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Apalachicola Forest Youth Academy is Liberty Wilderness Crossroads (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hosford Liberty Wilderness Crossroads Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 38 students
    1.2 miles
    29841 Sw Liberty Wilderness Ca
    Hosford, FL 32334
    (850)379-8344
    1.2 4-12 38
  • Wewahitchka Wewahitchka High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 347 students
    15.2 miles
    1 Gator Cir
    Wewahitchka, FL 32465
    (850)639-2228
    15.2 7-12 347
  • Wewahitchka Wewahitchka Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 502 students
    15.4 miles
    514 E River Rd
    Wewahitchka, FL 32465
    (850)639-2476
    15.4 PK-6 502
  • Port Saint Joe Prek Ese Special Education School
    Grades: PK-5 | 9 students
    15.6 miles
    130 E River Rd
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850)229-6940
    15.6 PK-5 9
  • Bristol W. R. Tolar K-8 School
    Grades: K-8 | 509 students
    15.9 miles
    14757 Nw County Road 12
    Bristol, FL 32321
    (850)643-2426
    15.9 K-8 509

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