Atlantic Coast High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,051
Best High School in Florida
#186
 Rating 5 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)538-5120
 Location 9735 R G SKINNER PKWY
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32256
Charter School No

Atlantic Coast High School has an academic rating slightly above the average for Florida high schools based on its average test performance, average graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 186th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The Atlantic Coast High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Black population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White45.7%937
Black28%574
Hispanic13.2%271
Asian Pacific7.6%155
Native American Indian0.3%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races5%103

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 13.7%

21.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, ATLANTIC COAST HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 64th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman555
Sophomore503
Junior511
Senior482
Total2,051

Completions

Graduation Rate
87%
Rank in Florida
196th
Rating
5 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students87%
Florida Median86%
Percentile58%
White85% to 89%*
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic80% to 89%*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged70% to 74%*
Limited English Proficiency80% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
45%
Rank in Florida
257th
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at Atlantic Coast High School scored an average 45% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is about equal to the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 45.1% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls39%57%
Boys36%49%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander65% to 69%*70% to 74%*
Black25%35% to 39%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial--
White43%60%
With Disabilites25% to 29%*30% to 34%*
Limited English11% to 19%*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
960

The average SAT score for Atlantic Coast High School students in 2014 was 960.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
64%
Rank in Florida
168th
Rating
6 out of 10

634 out of 993 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (64%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 38% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
33%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
155th
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 out of 10

Atlantic Coast High School offers 15 AP courses. 33 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 79% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Atlantic Coast High School had 402 taking AP exams with a 101 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 58% percentile and slightly above the Florida state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 25% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 33% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 31%
AP Courses Offered 15

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.3%6
Boys0.4%4
Girls0.2%2
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students14.6%297
Boys15.6%169
Girls13.4%128
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.1%42
Boys2.2%24
Girls1.7%18

Location

Atlantic Coast High School
9735 R G SKINNER PKWY
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32256
(904)538-5120

6 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL