Okaloosa Academy

Okaloosa Academy serves 251 students in grades 4-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Okaloosa Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Okaloosa Academy's student population of 251 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Okaloosa Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Okaloosa Academy is 0.72, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#3571 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
55%
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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
16%
33%
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Black
37%
22%
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White
34%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.70
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Graduation Rate
≤10%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkaloosa School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Okaloosa Academy is Okaloosa Technical College And Choice High School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
My son went to this school for 4th and 5th grade, and it was wonderful! Before coming here, he struggled in all subjects and because of this, he often would not pay attention in class or wonder off. When he came to Okaloosa Academy, the teachers were so nice and the way that they treated him made him feel great and he started to excel. Now he is in Middle School, and he is flourishing. He is now an honor roll student, and it is thanks to Okaloosa Academy and their dedicated teachers!
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5  
My son was lucky enough to go to this school part of his senior year. He excelled here and he said it was because of the hard work, caring and dedication of the teachers here verses other schools he had attended growing up. He went from low C's in Honor classes to high A's in college courses at Okaloosa Academy Charter. This school has been a Godsend. My son has extreme ADHD and takes medication since age 5, he is monitored every 3 months by child psychologist. It is hard to have patience n teach a kid with ADHD and kids with other problems Im sure. He did so well at this school and he graduated this year. Thanks to this school and his superb teachers. You don't have to be a 2nd chance kid to go here. Wished we had known about this school long before his senior year. I do not think he would have graduated on time had it not been for this AWESOME school. He graduated with numerous other seniors who agree that the teachers deserve high praises. The principal and administration people are helpful and go out of their way to help you and your student succeed. They do NOT allow bullying or any bad stuff at this school. They nip it in the bud before anything bad happens and have the very best police officers working at this school on rotation. Bus drivers that care. And I Can't say enough great things about the people at the Academy. Grateful that this school exist in Okaloosa county. I hope it will always be open to help other kids like my son was helped so much. He is attending college now, and doing very well.
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