West Florida High School/technical

West Florida High School/technical serves 1,347 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
West Florida High School/technical placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

West Florida High School/technical places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

West Florida High School/technical's student population of 1,347 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

West Florida High School/technical is ranked within the top 30% 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 West Florida High School/technical is 0.64, 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
#967 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
33%
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Black
33%
22%
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White
50%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.70
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEscambia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Florida High School/technical is Pine Forest High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bellview Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longleaf Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

5  
My son has attend this school for 4 years. As a college instructor, I find that my son is challenged and receives quality instruction. Unlike other High Schools in Escambia County, admission is by lottery selection based on middle school grades, disciplinary history, and guidance recommendations. It is the only High School in the county rated as an "A" school by the State's Department of Education. It has a high graduation rate, with most students being admitted to their first or second college choice. It also offers State Championship or playoff teams in both boys and girls athletics. It also has an award-winning Marching Band.
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