South Walton High School

  • South Walton High School serves 764 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • South Walton High School's student population of 764 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students764 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Walton High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Walton High School is 0.30, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#955 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
32%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
83%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Walton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.300.70
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Walton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
great school! ive been a student here for 2 years now and i absolutely love it. great teacher, great administration, and no fights or any bad things happen. very nice place to come.
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5  
Amazing school. Very family oriented. Children know everyone!
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