PROFICIENCY 46% 8% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Plant City

Plant City High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "HILLSBOROUGH" in Plant City, FL. There are a total of 2,219 students and 122 teachers at Plant City High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 1,244 free lunch students and 162 reduced lunch students.

Plant City High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.5%, which is 8% lower than the Florida average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch1244
Reduced lunch162


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment644
Taking some courses470
Taking some courses (not tests)47
Passing some courses85
Passing no courses370

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 Plant City High School, there are a total of 644 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 470 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School51%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School40%

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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Plant City High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 47.0% 36.8% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 11.5% 21.3% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 3.4% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.2% 33.9% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 4.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Advantage Academy Of Hillsborough47%0.8Plant City, FL
Advantage Academy Middle School42%0.8Plant City, FL
Simmons Career Center13%1.0Plant City, FL
Simmons Exceptional Center30%1.0Plant City, FL
Burney Elementary School32%1.1Plant City, FL
Lincoln Elementary Magnet School65%1.7Plant City, FL
Trapnell Elementary School43%1.8Plant City, FL
Jackson Elementary School36%2.1Plant City, FL
Bryan Elementary School32%2.1Plant City, FL
Marshall Middle School34%2.1Plant City, FL
Tomlin Middle School47%2.2Plant City, FL
Wilson Elementary School47%2.6Plant City, FL

Plant City demographics profile

StatisticPlant CityFloridaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,34929491
Median age36.141.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%54%55%
Speak English71%72%79%
Speak Spanish26%21%13%

Education level achieved in Plant City

IndexPlant CityFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school76.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college45.8%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Plant City High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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