Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
3000 E University Ave

Gainesville, FL 32641

Tel: (352)955-6839
  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School serves 215 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School operates within the Alachua School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 215 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 215 students
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
8%
31%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
41%
23%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
47%
40%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.46
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
53%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alachua School District's student population of 28,579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,289 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,386 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alachua School District
Number of Schools
Managed
68
22
Number of Students Managed 28,579 10,184
Alachua School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $122 MM
Alachua School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $264 MM $125 MM
Alachua School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,289 $12,021
Alachua School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,386 $12,230
Alachua School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  2/6/2011
I go to loften and it the best school I've ever attended. the teachers are amazing. Every class is small and loften is great for hands on learning. No one is ever ignored. schools never boring. I hate missing school now, when I attended other schools id do ANYTHING to stay home or skip school but not anymore.
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