Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School

Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School serves 363 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School is 0.31, 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
#246 out of 3633 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
83%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Plato Academy Palm Harbor Charter School is Dunedin High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Athenian Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garrison-jones Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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