Biscayne High School

  • Biscayne High School serves 187 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 53%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Biscayne 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 bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Biscayne High School's student population of 187 students has grown by 152% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students187 students
This chart display total students of Biscayne High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Biscayne High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Biscayne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,391 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The diversity score of Biscayne High School is 0.37, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rankn/a
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)<50%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Biscayne High School 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Hispanic
3%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Biscayne High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
78%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Biscayne High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
17%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Biscayne High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Biscayne High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Biscayne High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.370.46
This chart display the diversity score of Biscayne High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate10-14%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Biscayne High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Biscayne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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