PROFICIENCY 87% 59% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 69 in Sarasota
  • Ranked #25 of 6284 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
62%Sarasota
55%Florida

Suncoast Polytechnical High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sarasota County School District" in Sarasota, FL. There are a total of 560 students and 26 teachers at Suncoast Polytechnical High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1.

Suncoast Polytechnical High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 87.0%, which is 59% higher than the Florida average.

Suncoast Polytechnical High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students560
Teachers26
Student/Teacher ratio22:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment86
Taking some courses71
Taking some courses (not tests)4
Passing some courses14
Passing no courses46

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 Suncoast Polytechnical High School, there are a total of 86 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 71 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85-89%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All89%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85-89%

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.

Suncoast Polytechnical High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
White 70.0% 65.1% 40.9% 51.1%
Black 5.3% 9.0% 22.7% 15.9%
Asian 3.0% 2.3% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.5% 18.6% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 4.4% 3.2% 3.1%

Sarasota demographics profile

StatisticSarasotaFloridaNational
Population54,42521,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,70441091
Median age46.541.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%54%55%
Speak English79%72%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%

Education level achieved in Sarasota

IndexSarasotaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.0%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Suncoast Polytechnical High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.