Gulf Coast Charter Academy South

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  • Gulf Coast Charter Academy South serves 641 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gulf Coast Charter Academy South placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Gulf Coast Charter Academy South places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Gulf Coast Charter Academy South's student population of 641 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students641 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gulf Coast Charter Academy South is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Gulf Coast Charter Academy South is 0.66, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1662 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Gulf Coast Charter Academy South, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gulf Coast Charter Academy South and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gulf Coast Charter Academy South and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
19%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gulf Coast Charter Academy South and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
32%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gulf Coast Charter Academy South. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.660.70
This chart display the diversity score of Gulf Coast Charter Academy South and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gulf Coast Charter Academy South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gulf Coast Charter Academy South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCollier School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track, Track and Field, Volley Ball
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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