Sarasota Military Academy

  • Sarasota Military Academy serves 939 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Sarasota Military Academy's student population of 939 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students939 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sarasota Military Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sarasota Military Academy is 0.48, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1735 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
32%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
68%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sarasota Military Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.480.46
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Great college prep school. Staff is knowledgeable on their fields and always willing to speak to parents. Headmaster Kennedy is always available and interacts with students on a daily basis.
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