Sandalwood High School

5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
64
Grades
9-12
Students
2,893
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


English
48%
State avg: 50%
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US History
75%
State avg: 66%
Algebra II
32%
State avg: 40%
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6/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
90%
State avg: 81%
Average SAT score
1426
AP course participation
16%
State avg: 23%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
44%
Black
28%
Hispanic
14%
Asian
9%
Two or more races
5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
744 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
11%
State avg: 13%
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64 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
2750 John Promenade Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32246
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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