Suncoast Polytechnical High School

Suncoast Polytechnical High School serves 560 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 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 86% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Suncoast Polytechnical High School's student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Suncoast Polytechnical High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Polytechnical High School is 0.45, 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
#74 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
72%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.70
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Suncoast Polytechnical High School is Sarasota Virtual Academy (virtual Franchise) (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota Sarasota Virtual Academy (virtual Franchise)
    Grades: K-12
    0.1 miles
    4748 Beneva Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 924-1365
    0.1 K-12 n/a
  • Sarasota Suncoast Technical College Vocational School
    Grades: 12 | 41 students
    0.2 miles
    4748 Beneva Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 924-1365
    0.2 12 41
  • Sarasota Triad Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 77 students
    0.3 miles
    4430 Beneva Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 361-6752
    0.3 6-12 77
  • Sarasota Wilkinson Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
    0.4 miles
    3400 Wilkinson Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 361-6477
    0.4 PK-5 481
  • Sarasota Riverview High School Magnet School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,598 students
    1.1 miles
    1 Ram Way
    Sarasota, FL 34231
    (941) 923-1484
    1.1 9-12 2,598

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