Bartow Youth Academy

Bartow Youth Academy serves 29 students in grades 6-12.
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 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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

School Overview

Bartow Youth Academy's student population of 29 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students29 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Bartow Youth Academy is 0.35, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bartow 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio29:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
79%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bartow Youth Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
14%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bartow Youth Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.350.70
This chart display the diversity score of Bartow Youth Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk 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 Bartow Youth Academy is Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bartow Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 52 students
    0.1 miles
    2390 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3820
    0.1 5-12 52
  • Bartow Polk Halfway House Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 24 students
    0.3 miles
    2145 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3611
    0.3 5-12 24
  • Bartow Gibbons Street Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    0.6 miles
    1860 Gibbons St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7430
    0.6 PK-5 228
  • Bartow Union Academy Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 419 students
    1.0 miles
    1795 Wabash St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7435
    1 6-8 419
  • Bartow Bartow Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 869 students
    1.3 miles
    550 Clower St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7415
    1.3 6-8 869

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