J. M. Tate Senior High School

  • J. M. Tate Senior High School serves 2,177 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • J. M. Tate Senior High School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • J. M. Tate Senior High School's student population of 2,177 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,177 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. M. Tate Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. M. Tate Senior High School is 0.45, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1421 out of 3650 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
33%
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Black
14%
22%
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White
73%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J. M. Tate Senior High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.450.70
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J. M. Tate Senior High School 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
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J. M. Tate Senior High School 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 NameEscambia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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