4650 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Suncoast Polytechnical High School serves 551 students in grades 9-12.
Suncoast Polytechnical High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Suncoast Polytechnical High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Suncoast Polytechnical High School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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Date
First Day of School
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Suncoast Polytechnical High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Suncoast Polytechnical High School is 0.51, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#123 out of 3628 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
35%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
65%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
87%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 551 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51

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