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6/10
St. Petersburg High School
This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in Florida. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, are making about average year-over-year academic improvement, take more advanced courses per student than the state average, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism rates exist at this school, which is concerning.

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.


Subject
% Proficient
US History
76%
State avg: 68%
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Biology I
67%
State avg: 65%
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Geometry
59%
State avg: 56%
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6/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Worth a deeper look:

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


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

Equity

3/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment

Students

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White
55%
Black
18%
Asian
12%
Hispanic
11%
Two or more races
4%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
20 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
456 :1
State avg: 540 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 87%
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 2
3 0
2 1
1 1

Neighborhood

2501 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
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Last modified: January 10, 2019
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