Fort Walton Beach High School

  • Fort Walton Beach High School serves 1,647 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Fort Walton Beach High School operates within the Okaloosa School District.
  • Okaloosa School District's 79% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1647 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,647 students
Fort Walton Beach High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Fort Walton Beach High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Fort Walton Beach High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Fort Walton Beach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 19:1 16:1
Fort Walton Beach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
Fort Walton Beach High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
10%
31%
Fort Walton Beach High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
15%
23%
Fort Walton Beach High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
65%
40%
Fort Walton Beach High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fort Walton Beach High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Fort Walton Beach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Fort Walton Beach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.55 0.46
Fort Walton Beach High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
28%
53%
Fort Walton Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Fort Walton Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Okaloosa School District's student population of 30,415 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,061 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,058 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Okaloosa School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
22
Number of Students Managed 30,415 10,184
Okaloosa School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 79% 71%
Okaloosa School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $122 MM
Okaloosa School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $274 MM $125 MM
Okaloosa School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,061 $12,021
Okaloosa School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,058 $12,230
Okaloosa School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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