PROFICIENCY 82% 66% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #7 of 163 in POLK
  • Ranked #4 of 44 in Lakeland
  • Ranked #135 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
44%POLK
36%Lakeland
49%Florida

South Mckeel Academy is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "POLK" in Lakeland, FL. There are a total of 1,167 students and 70 teachers at South Mckeel Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 208 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

South Mckeel Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 66% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1167
Teachers70
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch208
Reduced lunch41

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 South Mckeel Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
385-89%
485-89%
585-89%
685-89%
780-84%
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
385-89%
475-79%
575-79%
680-84%
770-74%
8n/a
High Schooln/a

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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South Mckeel Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 74.2% 44.2% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 7.3% 21.1% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.7% 1.6% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.2% 29.4% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.2% 3.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Oscar J. Pope Elementary School41%0.6Lakeland, FL
Crystal Lake Middle School32%1.2Crystal Lake, FL
Magnolia Montessori Academy85%1.2Lakeland, FL
Ese Countywide13%1.4Crystal Lake, FL
Polk Full Time Eschool50%1.4Crystal Lake, FL
Polk Virtual Instruction Program60%1.4Crystal Lake, FL
Bill Duncan Opportunity Center8%1.5Lakeland, FL
Crystal Lake Elementary School30%1.6Crystal Lake, FL
Maynard A. Traviss Career Center20%1.7Lakeland, FL
Highlands Grove Elementary School67%2.0Lakeland, FL
Lakeland Senior High School48%2.2Lakeland, FL
Carlton Palmore Elementary School48%2.4Lakeland, FL

Lakeland demographics profile

StatisticLakelandFloridaNational
Population18,50119,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)40329491
Median age36.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%54%55%
Speak English87%72%79%
Speak Spanish11%21%13%

Education level achieved in Lakeland

IndexLakelandFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.5%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The South Mckeel Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.