George W. Jenkins Senior High School

  • George W. Jenkins Senior High School serves 2,332 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (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 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • George W. Jenkins Senior High School's student population of 2,332 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George W. Jenkins Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George W. Jenkins Senior High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2271 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
32%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
56%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George W. Jenkins Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.46
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Graduation Rate
88%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in George W. Jenkins Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
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.
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5  
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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