Port Charlotte High School

Tel: (941)255-7485
  • Port Charlotte High School serves 1,625 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Port Charlotte High School 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Port Charlotte High School operates within the Charlotte School District.
  • Charlotte School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the Florida state average of 82%.

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School Overview

  • Port Charlotte High School's student population of 1625 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,625 students
Port Charlotte High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Port Charlotte High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Port Charlotte High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePort Charlotte High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Port Charlotte High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Port Charlotte High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
Port Charlotte High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
3%
Port Charlotte High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
17%
32%
Port Charlotte High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
14%
23%
Port Charlotte High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
64%
39%
Port Charlotte High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Port Charlotte High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPort Charlotte High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.46
Port Charlotte High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
85%
82%
Port Charlotte High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
48%
Port Charlotte High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
Port Charlotte High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Port Charlotte High School is Charlotte School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 74 school districts in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Charlotte School District's student population of 16,061 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 73% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,911 in this district is less than the state average of $12,987. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,614 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameCharlotte School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    24
    22
    Number of Students Managed16,06110,175
    Charlotte School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    52%
    District Graduation Rate
    77%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$179 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$174 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,911$12,987
    District Spending / Student$10,614$13,734
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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