8084 Hawkins Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sarasota Suncoast Academy's student population of 593 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Sarasota Suncoast Academy 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#619 out of 3628 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 593 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Btm 50%)

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