Okaloosa Academy

  • Okaloosa Academy serves 277 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Okaloosa Academy's student population of 277 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Okaloosa Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Okaloosa Academy is 0.66, 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#3589 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
32%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
45%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.70
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Graduation Rate10-14%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOKALOOSA School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  • Fort Walton Beach Alternative Ed Alternative School
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    0.3 miles
    1976 Lewis Turner Blvd
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3500
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  • Fort Walton Beach Kenwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 623 students
    1.1 miles
    15 Eagle St Ne
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3570
    1.1 PK-5 623
  • Fort Walton Beach Choctawhatchee Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1637 students
    1.2 miles
    110 Racetrack Rd Nw
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3614
    1.2 9-12 1637
  • Fort Walton Beach W. C. Pryor Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 671 students
    1.2 miles
    201 Racetrack Rd Nw
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3613
    1.2 6-8 671
  • Fort Walton Beach Wright Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
    2.1 miles
    305 Lang Rd
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3580
    2.1 PK-5 630

School Reviews

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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