717 Central Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences serves 757 students in grades 6-8.
Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 757 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences's student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#396 out of 3628 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
35%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
58%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   12/11/2020
This school is amazing the students are all respectful and are very nice. The teachers are strict in a good way and fun which make very fun to learn. I would 10/10 recommend this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Valeria

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 757 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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