Poinciana High School

  • Poinciana High School serves 1,883 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 37% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Poinciana 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 student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Poinciana High School's student population of 1,883 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,883 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poinciana 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 Poinciana High School is 0.54, 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#3192 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
65%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
12%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Poinciana High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.540.70
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Graduation Rate
93%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsceola School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Our school is awesome! We have the most number of CTE classes in the district if I am not mistaken which ranges from Finance, Culinary, Nursing, Digital and Video Technology, etc. The guidance dept is very supportive and encouraging. If you do what is expected from you as a student the teachers are gonna be really lenient with you but if you do the opposite, I'm sorry but you deserve whatever the consequences are. And also we have a student-run bank at our school which pays the head tellers a good amount. I graduated from here and got into top 300 schools. DEFINITELY RECOMMEND MY SCHOOL!!!
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PLEASE! Do not send your child to this school. I have had issue after issue with this school. The teachers are just plain awful! I have never seen a school this bad!
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