Suncoast Community High School

  • Suncoast Community High School serves 1,604 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (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 89% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Suncoast Community High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Suncoast Community High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Suncoast Community High School's student population of 1,604 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School ()
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Suncoast Community High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Suncoast Community High School is 0.76, which is more 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#267 out of 3633 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
12%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
23%
22%
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White
37%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.760.70
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

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