Waters Career Center

  • Waters Career Center serves 100 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Waters Career Center's student population of 100 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waters Career Center's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waters Career Center is 0.65, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2673 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
32%
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Black
49%
22%
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White
16%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waters Career Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.650.70
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Graduation Rate40-49%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHILLSBOROUGH School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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