PROFICIENCY 69% 39% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #21 of 210 in DUVAL
  • Ranked #17 of 206 in Jacksonville
  • Ranked #623 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
44%DUVAL
58%Jacksonville
49%Florida

Paxon School/advanced Studies is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "DUVAL" in Jacksonville, FL. There are a total of 1,557 students and 75 teachers at Paxon School/advanced Studies, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 288 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Paxon School/advanced Studies has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.0%, which is 39% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1557
Teachers75
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch288
Reduced lunch66

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,406
Taking some courses1,142
Taking some courses (not tests)23
Passing some courses283
Passing no courses850

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 Paxon School/advanced Studies, there are a total of 1,406 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 1,142 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All61%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School61%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All77%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School77%

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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Paxon School/advanced Studies race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 40.5% 37.9% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 38.5% 43.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 9.5% 4.3% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.1% 9.2% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 4.1% 3.2% 3.1%

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Palm Avenue Excep. Student Center65%0.3Jacksonville, FL
Biltmore Elementary School47%0.3Jacksonville, FL
Annie R. Morgan Elementary School27%0.8Jacksonville, FL
Reynolds Lane Elementary School32%1.0Jacksonville, FL
Kipp Impact Middle School30%1.1Jacksonville, FL
Pinedale Elementary School47%1.5Jacksonville, FL
Youth Development Center25%1.6Jacksonville, FL
West Jacksonville Elementary School32%1.7Jacksonville, FL
George Washington Carver Elementary25%1.8Jacksonville, FL
Tiger Academy45%2.0Jacksonville, FL
Smart Pope Livingston Elementary23%2.1Jacksonville, 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%
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