Polk County Sheriff's Central Center

2390 Bob Phillips Rd
Bartow, FL 33830
  • Polk County Sheriff's Central Center serves 45 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 68%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Polk County Sheriff's Central Center 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 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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Polk County Sheriff's Central Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Polk County Sheriff's Central Center's student population of 45 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students45 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Polk County Sheriff's Central Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,335 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polk County Sheriff's Central Center is 0.45, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)≤20%
68%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
32%
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Black
72%
22%
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White
18%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Graduation Rate≤10%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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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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