Sarasota High School

2155 Bahia Vista St
Sarasota, FL 34239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 2,508 students in grades 9-12, Sarasota High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sarasota High School's student population of 2,508 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
125 teachers
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School Rankings

Sarasota High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sarasota High School is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
#1198 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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53%
48%
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59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
36%
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Black
6%
21%
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White
58%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
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89%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sarasota High School's ranking?
Sarasota High School is ranked #1198 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Sarasota High School often compared to?
Sarasota High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Riverview High School, Booker High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sarasota High School?
The graduation rate of Sarasota High School is 89%, which is equal to the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Sarasota High School?
2,508 students attend Sarasota High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Sarasota High School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sarasota High School?
Sarasota High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Sarasota High School offer ?
Sarasota High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Sarasota High School part of?
Sarasota High School is part of Sarasota School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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