George W. Jenkins Senior High School serves 2,306 students in grades 9-12.
George W. Jenkins Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,306 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 49%
- Graduation Rate: 97% (Top 20% in FL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 25% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
George W. Jenkins Senior High School's student population of 2,306 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
George W. Jenkins Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of George W. Jenkins Senior High School is 0.64, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2511 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is George W. Jenkins Senior High School's ranking?
George W. Jenkins Senior High School is ranked #2511 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of George W. Jenkins Senior High School?
The graduation rate of George W. Jenkins Senior High School is 97%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend George W. Jenkins Senior High School?
2,306 students attend George W. Jenkins Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of George W. Jenkins Senior High School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of George W. Jenkins Senior High School?
George W. Jenkins Senior High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does George W. Jenkins Senior High School offer ?
George W. Jenkins Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is George W. Jenkins Senior High School part of?
George W. Jenkins Senior High School is part of Polk School District.
The choice Room takes kids out of class for the complete duration of class time.. It's unfortunate that teachers and deans feel the need to send the child away rather than educate them. Coaches yell and disrespect the children which is Disheartening, they're supposed to be an adult. In the choice room, there is a male teacher that gives racial undertones when kids don't want to clean up after other kids. If you send him the choice, they should not have to clean up. That's not what they're there for.
Excellent school with a great prinicipal and asst principal who really care about the students. Challenging curriculum and the opportunity to earn college credit free by enrolling in Polk State for dual enrollment. Private school education especially if taking the AP or honors courses, this school will enable your child to get scholarships. Also great extra curricular activities that enhance the high school experience
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