Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School

1819 Thacker Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 858 students in grades 6-8, Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 5% in FL
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School's student population of 858 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School ranks within the top 5% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (FL)
#64 out of 3655 schools
(Top 5%)
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88%
48%
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82%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
16%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
36%
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Black
13%
21%
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White
52%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School's ranking?
Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School is ranked #64 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School often compared to?
Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
88% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School?
858 students attend Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School?
Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School offer ?
Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School part of?
Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School is part of Duval School District.

School Reviews

5   2/26/2018
This school is top priority for me next year (other than James Weldon Johnson) I really hope I get in !
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lavin Savage

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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