Polk Pre-collegiate Academy

Polk Pre-collegiate Academy serves 122 students in grades 9-10.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Polk Pre-collegiate Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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Polk Pre-collegiate Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Polk Pre-collegiate Academy's student population of 122 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-10
Total Students122 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Polk Pre-collegiate Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 Pre-collegiate Academy is 0.56, 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
#94 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
62%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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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 to Polk Pre-collegiate Academy is Auburndale Senior High School (5.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Berkley Accelerated Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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