Vanguard High School

7 Nw 28th St
Ocala, FL 34475
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,596 students in grades 9-12, Vanguard High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Vanguard High School's student population of 1,596 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,596 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Vanguard High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Vanguard High School is 0.72, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2967 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Vanguard High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vanguard 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.
44%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vanguard 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.
56%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Vanguard 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
23:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Vanguard High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
32%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Vanguard High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
37%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.72
This chart displays the diversity score of Vanguard High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Vanguard High School and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vanguard High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vanguard High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard High School's ranking?
Vanguard High School is ranked #2967 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Vanguard High School often compared to?
Vanguard High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Forest High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Vanguard High School?
The graduation rate of Vanguard High School is 86%, which is lower than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend Vanguard High School?
1,596 students attend Vanguard High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Vanguard High School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vanguard High School?
Vanguard High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Vanguard High School offer ?
Vanguard High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Vanguard High School part of?
Vanguard High School is part of Marion School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,596 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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