5629 State Road 16 W Bldg 3800
Starke, FL 32091
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Florida Youth Challenge Academy serves 28 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% 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

Florida Youth Challenge Academy's student population of 28 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Florida Youth Challenge Academy is 0.61, which is less than 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
57%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
33%
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Black
53%
22%
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White
32%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 28 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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