2323 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34655
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
James W. Mitchell High School serves 2,189 students in grades 9-12.
James W. Mitchell High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

James W. Mitchell High School's student population of 2,189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
116 teachers
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School Rankings

James W. Mitchell High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James W. Mitchell High School is 0.43, 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 Data
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State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#827 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
74%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Btm 50%)

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