James W. Mitchell High School

  • James W. Mitchell High School serves 2,173 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (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 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • James W. Mitchell 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • James W. Mitchell High School's student population of 2,173 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James W. Mitchell 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 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James W. Mitchell High School is 0.41, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1157 out of 3650 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of James W. Mitchell High School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of James W. Mitchell High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
32%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
76%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James W. Mitchell High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.410.70
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Graduation Rate
85%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasco School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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