Ponce De Leon High School

  • Ponce De Leon High School serves 290 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Ponce De Leon High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Ponce De Leon High School's student population of 290 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students290 students
This chart display total students of Ponce De Leon High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Ponce De Leon High School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ponce De Leon High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ponce De Leon High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ponce De Leon High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ponce De Leon High School is 0.12, 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#2713 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ponce De Leon High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
94%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ponce De Leon High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.120.70
This chart display the diversity score of Ponce De Leon High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-69%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Ponce De Leon High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ponce De Leon High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHOLMES School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ponce De Leon Ponce De Leon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
    0.0 miles
    1473 Ammons Rd
    Ponce De Leon, FL 32455
    (850)836-4296
    0.0 PK-5 300
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Academy Inc. Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 185 students
    8.3 miles
    389 Dorsey Ave
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850)892-3999
    8.3 6-12 185
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Virtual Franchise
    Grades: 6-12 | 4 students
    8.4 miles
    145 S Park St
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850)892-1100
    8.4 6-12 4
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
    9.3 miles
    605 Bruce Ave
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
    (850)892-1281
    9.3 6-8 630
  • Defuniak Springs Walton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 768 students
    9.8 miles
    449 Walton Rd
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
    (850)892-1270
    9.8 9-12 768

School Reviews

Review Ponce De Leon High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about strategies and tips you can incorporate to help your teenager be organized and excel in public high school.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.