Blake High School

  • Blake High School serves 1,671 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blake 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Blake High School's student population of 1,671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blake 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 Blake High School is 0.70, which is equal to 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#2533 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
33%
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Black
41%
22%
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White
25%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.70
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Graduation Rate
82%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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

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  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Our son is the one who actually chose to apply for the music program at Blake, as my wife and I knew very little about the school. After talking to several people, most in the music field, we agreed with our son. He is in both the marching band and the symphony band, and is loving every minute of it. Since he wants to be more into the writing and producing area of music, he is taking music theory. He is only a freshman, but he has learned a lot in that short period. My wife and I are band booster members and have a great time working with the kids, and the other parents as well. We believe that the education our son is receiving at Blake High school is going to help him get into a quality college program, and also has helped him meet some new friends that are some fine young people. I would strongly recommend Blake High school to anyone.
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5  
this is one of the top school for any young adult to come and get the best if not superior music education!
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Worst school in Hillsborough County. Magnet program is simply a new name for integration.
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