Palmetto Ridge High School

  • Palmetto Ridge High School serves 1,928 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Palmetto Ridge High School's student population of 1,928 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,928 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Ridge High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Ridge High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. 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#1707 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
32%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
45%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.46
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Graduation Rate
95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Palmetto Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCollier School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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