Polk Acceleration Academy

  • Polk Acceleration Academy serves 52 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Polk Acceleration Academy's student population of 52 students has declined by 94% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students52 students
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Polk Acceleration Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Polk Acceleration Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polk Acceleration Academy is 0.68, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Hispanic
27%
32%
Black
25%
22%
White
43%
39%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Polk Acceleration Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.680.46
Graduation Rate≤5%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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