Bill Duncan Opportunity Center

  • Bill Duncan Opportunity Center serves 52 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) 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 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Bill Duncan Opportunity Center's student population of 52 students has declined by 66% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bill Duncan Opportunity Center's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bill Duncan Opportunity Center is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3540 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
32%
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Black
41%
22%
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White
35%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.46
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Graduation Rate<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePOLK School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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THEY NEED TO SHUT THIS PLACE DOWN. IT IS THE REASON WHY I HAD TO DROP OUT OF SCHOOL. THE TEACHERS ARE ONLY THERE FOR THE MONEY. IT'S THE WORST SCHOOL IN POLK COUNTY.
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