Sarasota Suncoast Academy

  • Sarasota Suncoast Academy serves 507 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sarasota Suncoast Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Sarasota Suncoast Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Sarasota Suncoast Academy's student population of 507 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sarasota Suncoast Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sarasota Suncoast Academy is 0.36, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#285 out of 3650 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
79%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sarasota Suncoast Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.360.70
This chart display the diversity score of Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sarasota Suncoast Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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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