Okeechobee High School

2800 Us Highway 441 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Okeechobee High School serves 1,709 students in grades 9-12.
Okeechobee High School 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) 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 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Okeechobee High School's student population of 1,709 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

Okeechobee High School 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 Okeechobee High School is 0.61, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2581 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
33%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
51%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.70
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Graduation Rate
80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkeechobee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Okeechobee High School is Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yearling Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Okeechobee North Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
    0.7 miles
    3000 Nw 10th Ter
    Okeechobee, FL 34972
    (863) 462-5100
    0.7 K-5 621
  • Okeechobee Yearling Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 716 students
    0.7 miles
    925 Nw 23rd Ln
    Okeechobee, FL 34972
    (863) 462-5056
    0.7 6-8 716
  • Okeechobee Cypress Juvenile Residential Facility Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 31 students
    1.6 miles
    1117 Ne 39th Blvd
    Okeechobee, FL 34972
    (863) 824-6114
    1.6 6-12 31
  • Okeechobee Central Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 584 students
    2.2 miles
    610 Sw 5th Ave
    Okeechobee, FL 34974
    (863) 462-5077
    2.2 K-5 584
  • Okeechobee Okeechobee Virtual Instruction Program
    Grades: 1-12 | 7 students
    2.2 miles
    700 Sw 2nd Ave
    Okeechobee, FL 34974
    (863) 462-5000
    2.2 1-12 7

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