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 251 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.
  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School operates within the Alachua School District.
  • Alachua School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the Florida state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School's student population of 251 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students251 students
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeProfessional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School is ranked within the top 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School is 0.61, 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)50-54%
54%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
1%
3%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
10%
32%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1995-2016)
Black
40%
23%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
47%
39%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsProfessional Academy Magnet At Loften High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.46
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate80-89%
82%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Professional Academy Magnet At Loften High School is Alachua 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.
    • Alachua School District's student population of 29,305 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 63% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,110 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 $9,472 is less than the state average of $13,734. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameAlachua School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    66
    22
    Number of Students Managed29,30510,175
    Alachua School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    54%
    54%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    55%
    52%
    District Graduation Rate
    78%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$281 MM$132 MM
    District Spending$264 MM$140 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,110$12,987
    District Spending / Student$9,472$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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    5  
    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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