Florida Youth Challenge Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
5629 State Road 16 W Bldg 3800

Starke, FL 32091

Tel: (904)682-4036
  • Florida Youth Challenge Academy serves 65 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Florida Youth Challenge Academy operates within the Clay School District.
  • Clay School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 65 students has declined by 64% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 65 students
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Total Students (2003-2015)
Gender % Florida Youth Challenge Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Florida Youth Challenge Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 16:1
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Asian Students (2002-2012)
Hispanic
17%
31%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
24%
23%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Black Students (2003-2015)
White
57%
40%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.46
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Diversity Score (2003-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Florida Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

  • Clay School District's student population of 35,610 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 83% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,220 in this district is less than the state average of $11,664. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,288 is less than the state average of $11,759. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Clay School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
22
Number of Students Managed 35,610 10,184
Clay School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 88% 71%
Clay School District Graduation Rate (2002-2015)
District Total Revenue $290 MM $119 MM
Clay School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $292 MM $120 MM
Clay School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,220 $11,664
Clay School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,288 $11,759
Clay School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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5  5/16/2016
Excellent school,good work and proud od all of the kids that are making good choices
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