Seminole County Detention Center (Closed 2012)

  • Seminole County Detention Center served 29 students in grades 6-12.
  • Minority enrollment was 69% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 60%.
  • Seminole County Detention Center operated within the Seminole School District.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students29 students
Seminole County Detention Center Total Students (1987-2011)
Gender %Seminole County Detention Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Seminole County Detention Center Total Teachers (1988-2006)
Students by GradeSeminole County Detention Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Seminole County Detention Center Student Teacher Ratio (1989-1999)
Hispanic
10%
31%
Seminole County Detention Center Black Students (1989-2011)
Black
42%
23%
Seminole County Detention Center Black Students (1991-2011)
White
31%
40%
Seminole County Detention Center White Students (1991-2011)
Two or more races
17%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsSeminole County Detention Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.700.70
Seminole County Detention Center Diversity Score (1991-2011)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
53%
Seminole County Detention Center Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Seminole County Detention Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2010)

District Comparison

School District NameSeminole School District
Number of Schools
Managed
76
22
Number of Students Managed66,13410,184
Seminole School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$567 MM$132 MM
Seminole School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$572 MM$140 MM
Seminole School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,799$11,888
Seminole School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,870$12,571
Seminole School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school is Boys Town (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Boys Town (1.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Boys Town (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SanfordBoys TownAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 14 students
    1.1 miles
    400 E Lake Mary Blvd
    SanfordFL 32773
    (407)330-6750
    1.1KG-1214
  • SanfordContracted Services Elementary SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-5 | 3 students
    1.1 miles
    400 E Lake Mary Blvd
    SanfordFL 32773
    (407)320-0422
    1.1PK-53
  • SanfordHospital Homebound ProgramSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 43 students
    1.1 miles
    400 E Lake Mary Blvd
    SanfordFL 32773
    (407)320-0209
    1.1PK-1243
  • SanfordJohn Polk Alternative SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.1 miles
    400 E Lake Mary Blvd
    SanfordFL 32773
    (407)330-6750
    1.16-12n/a
  • LongwoodSeminole Academy Of Digital Learning
    Grades: KG-5 | 31 students
    1.1 miles
    840 Orange Ave
    LongwoodFL 32750
    (407)871-7282
    1.1KG-531
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