Gulf School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools in Gulf School District, serving 1,977 students. Gulf School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
Public schools in Gulf School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Gulf School District are Port St. Joe High School, Wewahitchka Elementary School and Port St. Joe Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the Florida public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameGulf School District
School District Phone Number(850) 229-8256
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (FL)
# of Schools7 Schools4,378 Schools
# of Students1,977 Students2,833,039 Students
# of Teachers121 Teachers177,112 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1

District Comparison

Gulf School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#32 out of 73 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gulf  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gulf  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gulf  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gulf  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.380.70
# of American Indian Students5 Students8,827 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students8 Students77,812 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students85 Students938,209 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
33%
# of Black Students256 Students626,299 Students
% Black Students
13%
22%
# of White Students1,540 Students1,077,863 Students
% White Students
78%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student4,744 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students82 Students99,323 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6361,247
# of Students in Kindergarten:138200,250
# of Students in 1st Grade:167207,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:141207,685
# of Students in 3rd Grade:151226,422
# of Students in 4th Grade:155220,563
# of Students in 5th Grade:152215,850
# of Students in 6th Grade:139219,922
# of Students in 7th Grade:154210,628
# of Students in 8th Grade:141211,052
# of Students in 9th Grade:135219,419
# of Students in 10th Grade:151216,655
# of Students in 11th Grade:146212,702
# of Students in 12th Grade:144202,980
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,082 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,348. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,861 is less than the state median of $12,938. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (FL)
Total Revenue$22 MM$136 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gulf  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$22 MM$132 MM
This chart display total spending of Gulf  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,082$13,348
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gulf  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,861$12,938
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gulf  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Gulf School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Port St. Joe High School Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Shark Dr
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850) 229-8251

    Grades: 7-12 | 524 students
  • Wewahitchka Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    514 E River Rd
    Wewahitchka, FL 32465
    (850) 639-2476

    Grades: PK-6 | 502 students
  • Port St. Joe Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2201 Long Ave
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850) 227-1221

    Grades: PK-6 | 595 students
  • Wewahitchka High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Gator Cir
    Wewahitchka, FL 32465
    (850) 639-2228

    Grades: 7-12 | 347 students
  • Gulf County Adult School
    2853 Long Ave
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850) 227-1744

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Gulf Virtual Franchise
    150 Middle School Rd
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850) 229-8256

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Prek Ese Special Education School
    130 E River Rd
    Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
    (850) 229-6940

    Grades: PK-5 | 9 students
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