South Technical Academy

South Technical Academy serves 1,144 students in grades 9-12.
South Technical Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

South Technical Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

South Technical Academy's student population of 1,144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 52% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

South Technical Academy is ranked within the top 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 Technical Academy is 0.65, 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
#1816 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
33%
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Black
41%
22%
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White
12%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Graduation Rate
98%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Technical Academy is Gulfstream L.i.f.e. Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Technical Preparatory Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boynton Beach South Technical Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 530 students
    0.1 miles
    1300 Sw 30th Ave
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (561) 369-7000
    0.1 6-8 530
  • Boynton Beach Crosspointe Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 714 students
    0.3 miles
    3015 S Congress Ave
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (561) 292-4100
    0.3 PK-5 714
  • Boynton Beach Gulfstream L.i.f.e. Academy Special Education School
    Charter School
    Reading: PS%
    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
    0.8 miles
    3800 S Congress Ave
    Boynton Beach, FL 33426
    (561) 259-1000
    0.8 9-12 73
  • Delray Beach Plumosa School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 594 students
    1.3 miles
    2501 Seacrest Blvd
    Delray Beach, FL 33444
    (561) 330-3900
    1.3 PK-5 594

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