Liza Jackson Preparatory School

546 Mary Esther Blvd Ste 1
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 969 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Liza Jackson Preparatory School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 969 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 10% in FL
  • : 83% (Top 5%)
  • : 80% (Top 10%)
  • : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Liza Jackson Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Liza Jackson Preparatory School's student population of 969 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
969 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Liza Jackson Preparatory School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Liza Jackson Preparatory School is 0.48, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#188 out of 3704 schools
(Top 10%)
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83%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Liza Jackson Preparatory 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 2021-22 school year data.
80%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Liza Jackson Preparatory 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 2021-22 school year data.
78%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Liza Jackson Preparatory School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
36%
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Black
7%
21%
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White
71%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
This chart displays the diversity score of Liza Jackson Preparatory School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Liza Jackson Preparatory School's ranking?
Liza Jackson Preparatory School is ranked #188 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Liza Jackson Preparatory School?
969 students attend Liza Jackson Preparatory School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Liza Jackson Preparatory School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Liza Jackson Preparatory School?
Liza Jackson Preparatory School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Liza Jackson Preparatory School offer ?
Liza Jackson Preparatory School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Liza Jackson Preparatory School part of?
Liza Jackson Preparatory School is part of Okaloosa School District.

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5   8/8/2014
I love this school for my granddaughter!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 969 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 83% (Top 5%)
  • : 80% (Top 10%)
  • : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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