Sarasota High School

2155 Bahia Vista St
Sarasota, FL 34239
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Sarasota High School serves 2,117 students in grades 9-12.
Sarasota 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sarasota High School's student population of 2,117 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

Sarasota High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sarasota High School is 0.57, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1263 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
61%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.70
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Graduation Rate
85%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sarasota High School is Sarasota Military Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Suncoast School For Innovative Studies (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alta Vista Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 589 students
    0.5 miles
    1050 S Euclid Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6400
    0.5 K-5 589
  • Sarasota Suncoast School For Innovative Studies Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 389 students
    0.7 miles
    845 S School Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 952-5277
    0.7 PK-8 389
  • Sarasota Southside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
    1.2 miles
    1901 Webber St
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 361-6420
    1.2 PK-5 767
  • Sarasota Sarasota Military Academy Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,469 student
    1.5 miles
    801 N Orange Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34236
    (941) 926-1700
    1.5 6-12 1,469
  • Sarasota Tuttle Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
    1.5 miles
    2863 8th St
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6433
    1.5 PK-5 735

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