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Chipley High School

Public | PK, 9 | 566 students

 

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2 reviews of this school


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Posted January 22, 2006

I am a student at Chipley High School. The school is by far too small for the expanding population of Chipley. One of the main problems that I find with the school is the fact that we have little to no stimulating academics. Yes, we have the manditory classes, but other than that, we are left with only sports, band, and low funded clubs.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 11, 2004

I believe Chipley High has some great, very committed teachers who get the kids excited about learning. The school is particularly strong in FCAT. An energetic new principle came along and seems to be inspiring both teachers and students to do their best. Also a band director who has introduced choral program and a music appreciation class. The school benefits from some parent involvement as well as strong support from the local community.
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Reading

The state average for Reading was 53% in 2014.

143 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
54%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "C".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 77%
Black 17%
Hispanic 3%
Two or more races 3%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 92%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Attendance and completion

  This school District averageState average
Dropout rate 1%N/A2%
Graduation rate 77%N/A74%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 68%79%61%
Master's degree 29%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%0%1%
Other degree 3%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 5%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MR. CHARLES WILLIAMS
Fax number
  • (850) 638-6017

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1545 Brickyard Road
Chipley, FL 32428
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Phone: (850) 638-6100

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