Holmes School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,276 students in Holmes School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Holmes School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Florida public school average of 59%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Holmes School District are Poplar Springs High School, Bonifay K-8 School and Ponce De Leon High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Holmes School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Holmes School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Holmes School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
10 Schools
4,371 Schools
# Students
3,276 Students
2,831,636 Students
# Teachers
227 Teachers
177,007 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Holmes 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
Overall District Rank
#53 out of 73 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Holmes  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holmes  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Holmes  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Holmes  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.20
0.70
# American Indian Students
7 Students
8,823 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
12 Students
77,795 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
107 Students
937,610 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
33%
# Black Students
126 Students
625,767 Students
% Black Students
4%
22%
# White Students
2,923 Students
1,077,530 Students
% White Students
89%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
4,744 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
99 Students
99,271 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
84
61,188
# Students in K Grade:
251
200,169
# Students in 1st Grade:
226
207,566
# Students in 2nd Grade:
240
207,581
# Students in 3rd Grade:
253
226,299
# Students in 4th Grade:
270
220,485
# Students in 5th Grade:
256
215,768
# Students in 6th Grade:
266
219,863
# Students in 7th Grade:
268
210,573
# Students in 8th Grade:
245
210,971
# Students in 9th Grade:
243
219,253
# Students in 10th Grade:
248
216,483
# Students in 11th Grade:
203
212,568
# Students in 12th Grade:
223
202,869
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,565 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,011. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,177 is less than the state median of $14,989. The school district spending/student has declined by 41% over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$31 MM
$143 MM
This chart display total revenue of Holmes  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$153 MM
This chart display total spending of Holmes  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,565
$14,011
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Holmes  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,177
$14,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Holmes  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Holmes School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Poplar Springs High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3726 Atomic Dr
Graceville, FL 32440
(850) 263-6260
Grades: PK-12
| 379 students
Rank: #22.
Bonifay K-8 School
Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
140 Blue Devil Dr
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-3631
Grades: PK-8
| 1,316 students
Rank: #33.
Ponce De Leon High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1477 Ammons Rd
Ponce De Leon, FL 32455
(850) 836-4242
Grades: 6-12
| 300 students
Rank: #44.
Holmes Virtual Franchise
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
701 E Pennsylvania Ave
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-9341
Grades: K-12
| 9 students
Rank: #55.
Ponce De Leon Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1473 Ammons Rd
Ponce De Leon, FL 32455
(850) 836-4296
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #66.
Bethlehem High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2767 Highway 160
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-3621
Grades: PK-12
| 446 students
Rank: #77.
Holmes County High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
105 Blue Devil Dr
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-9000
Grades: 9-12
| 502 students
Rank: #88.
Graduation Assistance Program
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Mclaughlin Ave
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-0470
Grades: 6-12
| 31 students
Holmes Edgenuity
701 E Pennsylvania Ave
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-9341
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
701 E Pennsylvania Ave
Bonifay, FL 32425
(850) 547-9341
Grades: K-8
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20

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