Palmetto Youth Academy

  • Palmetto Youth Academy serves 46 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Palmetto Youth 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 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Palmetto Youth Academy's student population of 46 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students46 students
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School Comparison

  • Palmetto Youth Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Palmetto Youth Academy is 0.59, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2879 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
57%
22%
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White
21%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate<50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManatee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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