PROFICIENCY 28% 43% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #155 of 210 in DUVAL
  • Ranked #150 of 206 in Jacksonville
  • Ranked #3232 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
44%DUVAL
58%Jacksonville
49%Florida

First Coast High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "DUVAL" in Jacksonville, FL. There are a total of 2,110 students and 98 teachers at First Coast High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 821 free lunch students and 83 reduced lunch students.

First Coast High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 43% lower than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2110
Teachers98
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch821
Reduced lunch83

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment519
Taking some courses396
Taking some courses (not tests)77
Passing some courses44
Passing no courses342

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 First Coast High School, there are a total of 519 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 396 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All37%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School37%

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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First Coast High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 35.3% 37.9% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 54.3% 43.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 4.3% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.8% 9.2% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 4.1% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Louis S. Sheffield Elementary School58%1.2Jacksonville, FL
Oceanway School42%1.7Jacksonville, FL
Oceanway Elementary School37%1.7Jacksonville, FL
New Berlin Elementary School67%2.8Jacksonville, FL
San Mateo Elementary School60%3.2Jacksonville, FL
Biscayne Elementary School56%4.3Jacksonville, FL
Highlands Elementary School32%5.2Jacksonville, FL
Biscayne High School5%5.3Jacksonville, FL
Highlands Middle School26%5.5Jacksonville, FL
Somerset Preparatory Academy28%5.6Jacksonville, FL
Pine Estates Elementary School32%5.7Jacksonville, FL
Garden City Elementary School34%6.0Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville demographics profile

StatisticJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Population856,61619,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,14629491
Median age35.741.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Speak English86%72%79%
Speak Spanish6%21%13%

Education level achieved in Jacksonville

IndexJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.0%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college60.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%
Source: The First Coast High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.