PROFICIENCY 58% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
60%Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach High School is a school servicing grades 2 to 12 and is located in the district of "NASSAU" in Fernandina Beach, FL. There are a total of 918 students and 46 teachers at Fernandina Beach High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 274 free lunch students and 33 reduced lunch students.

Fernandina Beach High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 16% higher than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch274
Reduced lunch33


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment227
Taking some courses125
Taking some courses (not tests)13
Passing some courses48
Passing no courses66

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fernandina Beach High School, there are a total of 227 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 125 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School47%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School68%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Fernandina Beach High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 76.0% 83.2% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 9.1% 6.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 0.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.7% 4.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 4.1% 3.2% 3.1%

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Saint Marys Middle School41%9.9St. Marys, GA
Mary Lee Clark Elementary School43%11.4St. Marys, GA
Sugarmill Elementary59%12.6St. Marys, GA
Crooked River Elementary School49%13.3St. Marys, GA
Nassau Virtual Franchise0%0.8Fernandina Beach, FL

Fernandina Beach demographics profile

StatisticFernandina BeachFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)52829491
Median age39.541.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%54%55%
Speak English96%72%79%
Speak Spanish3%21%13%

Education level achieved in Fernandina Beach

IndexFernandina BeachFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%
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