Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility

  • Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility serves 12 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility's student population of 12 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students12 students
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers

School Comparison

  • Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility is 0.54, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
Diversity Score0.540.46
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkeechobee School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Having friends makes the tough times a little bit easier, but sometimes making friends is the hardest thing of all. Keep reading to learn about the importance of friendship for young children and how to help your child make friends.
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Each year, millions of students neglect to fill out the FAFSA and, in doing so, miss out on the chance to receive federal student aid. Keep reading to learn why every high school student should apply for financial aid, whether or not they qualify and regardless of their intention to use it.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)