Simmons Career Center

  • Simmons Career Center serves 197 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Simmons Career Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Simmons Career Center's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students197 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simmons Career Center is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Simmons Career Center is 0.67, 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#3327 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
36%
33%
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Black
14%
22%
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White
43%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.70
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Simmons Career Center is Simmons Exceptional Center (0.0 miles away)
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