Pedro Menendez High School

  • Pedro Menendez High School serves 1,371 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pedro Menendez High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Pedro Menendez High School's student population of 1,371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pedro Menendez High School is ranked within the top 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 Pedro Menendez High School is 0.41, 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#1583 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
76%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.70
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Johns School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Principal can't withhold his administration and staff.
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Quality of academics at Pedro is the worse I have ever seen in any school. I have a daughter in the 10th grade there and she complains about this problem everyday.
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