Sarasota Suncoast Academy

Sarasota Suncoast Academy serves 593 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Sarasota Suncoast Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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 593 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Sarasota Suncoast Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Suncoast Academy is 0.34, 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
#455 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
80%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.340.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
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 and middle school to Sarasota Suncoast Academy is Oak Park School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeview Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota Lakeview Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
    1.2 miles
    7299 Proctor Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34241
    (941) 361-6571
    1.2 PK-5 606
  • Sarasota Oak Park School Special Education School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 308 students
    1.2 miles
    7285 Proctor Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34241
    (941) 361-6428
    1.2 K-12 308
  • Sarasota Ashton Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 999 students
    3.7 miles
    5110 Ashton Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 361-6440
    3.7 PK-5 999
  • Sarasota Sarasota Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,233 student
    4.0 miles
    4826 Ashton Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 361-6464
    4 6-8 1,233
  • Sarasota Imagine School At Palmer Ranch Charter School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 474 students
    4.4 miles
    6220 Mcintosh Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34238
    (941) 257-1124
    4.4 PK-8 474

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