PROFICIENCY 76% 38% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #12 of 252 in Tampa
  • Ranked #48 of 6284 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
80%Tampa
55%Florida

Plant High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Hillsborough County School District" in Tampa, FL. There are a total of 2,399 students and 120 teachers at Plant High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1.

Plant High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 75.5%, which is 38% higher than the Florida average.

Plant High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2399
Teachers120
Student/Teacher ratio20:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,368
Taking some courses879
Taking some courses (not tests)72
Passing some courses377
Passing no courses495

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 High School, there are a total of 1,368 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 879 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School72%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School79%

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.

Plant High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
White 69.9% 36.8% 40.9% 51.1%
Black 7.0% 21.3% 22.7% 15.9%
Asian 2.6% 3.4% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 17.1% 33.9% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 4.0% 3.2% 3.1%

Tampa demographics profile

StatisticTampaFloridaNational
Population17,24121,477,737328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,06341091
Median age35.841.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%54%55%
Speak English86%72%79%
Speak Spanish8%21%13%

Education level achieved in Tampa

IndexTampaFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade96.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school96.6%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college86.4%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.8%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters22.4%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Plant High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.