Polk Halfway House

2145 Bob Phillips Rd
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Polk Halfway House serves 24 students in grades 5-12.
Polk Halfway House 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Polk Halfway House places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Polk Halfway House's student population of 24 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students24 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Polk Halfway House 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 Polk Halfway House is 0.36, 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
#2125 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
8%
33%
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Black
79%
22%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (98-99)
4%
8%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Polk Halfway House is Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bartow Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 52 students
    0.2 miles
    2390 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3820
    0.2 5-12 52
  • Bartow Bartow Youth Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 29 students
    0.3 miles
    2415 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 499-2954
    0.3 6-12 29
  • Bartow Gibbons Street Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
    0.3 miles
    1860 Gibbons St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7430
    0.3 PK-5 228
  • Bartow Union Academy Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 419 students
    0.8 miles
    1795 Wabash St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7435
    0.8 6-8 419
  • Bartow Bartow Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 869 students
    1.2 miles
    550 Clower St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7415
    1.2 6-8 869

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