Vanguard High School

  • Vanguard High School serves 1,683 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Vanguard High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Vanguard High School's student population of 1,683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vanguard High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Vanguard High School is 0.71, 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#1928 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.70
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Graduation Rate
85%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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