Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center serves 52 students in grades 5-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center's student population of 52 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center is 0.63, 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
<50%
57%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
42%
22%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
<50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 52 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in FL)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 20%)

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