South County Career Center

  • South County Career Center serves 188 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • South County 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 10:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • South County Career Center's student population of 188 students has declined by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South County 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 South County 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#3583 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
44%
33%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
33%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.70
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Graduation Rate40-44%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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

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