Waters Career Center

  • Waters Career Center serves 103 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waters Career Center 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Waters Career Center's student population of 103 students has declined by 60% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waters Career Center 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 Waters Career Center is 0.57, 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#3452 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
60%
22%
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White
11%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.570.70
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Graduation Rate60-69%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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