Suncoast Polytechnical High School

4650 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 541 students in grades 9-12, Suncoast Polytechnical High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20% in FL)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
541 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Suncoast Polytechnical High School ranks within the top 5% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#66 out of 3704 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Suncoast Polytechnical High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Suncoast Polytechnical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Suncoast Polytechnical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Suncoast Polytechnical High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
36%
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Black
2%
21%
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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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0.51
This chart display the diversity score of Suncoast Polytechnical High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Suncoast Polytechnical High School's ranking?
Suncoast Polytechnical High School is ranked #66 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Suncoast Polytechnical High School often compared to?
Suncoast Polytechnical High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Riverview High School, Pine View School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 86% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Suncoast Polytechnical High School?
The graduation rate of Suncoast Polytechnical High School is 95%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend Suncoast Polytechnical High School?
541 students attend Suncoast Polytechnical High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Suncoast Polytechnical High School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Suncoast Polytechnical High School?
Suncoast Polytechnical High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Suncoast Polytechnical High School offer ?
Suncoast Polytechnical High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Suncoast Polytechnical High School part of?
Suncoast Polytechnical High School is part of Sarasota School District.

School Reviews

5   7/28/2022
I've been going to this school for around 2 years so far and starting my third year in a few weeks as a junior, I've enjoyed the teachers and the education very much.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Izzy

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 541 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : ≥95% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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