Atlantic High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,252
Best High School in Florida
#72
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PALM BEACH
Type Public
 Phone (561)243-1500
 Location 2455 W ATLANTIC AVE
DELRAY BEACH, FL 33445
Charter School No

Atlantic High School has an academic rating well above the average for Florida high schools based on its average test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 72nd in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

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

Race Percent Students
White23%517
Black54.5%1,227
Hispanic12.6%284
Asian Pacific6.5%146
Native American Indian0.3%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races3.1%70

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Lower 29.3%

58.1% 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 HIGH SCHOOL students are largely lower-middle income and rank 335th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K7
Freshman616
Sophomore570
Junior545
Senior514
Total2,252

Completions

Graduation Rate
92%
Rank in Florida
84th
Rating
8 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Florida Median86%
Percentile82%
White95% or more*
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency70% to 74%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
54%
Rank in Florida
153rd
Rating
6 out of 10

Students at Atlantic High School scored an average 54% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 33.1% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls53%62%
Boys47%52%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Black37%38%
Hispanic60% to 64%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial--
White75% to 79%*85% to 89%*
With Disabilites25% to 29%*20% to 24%*
Limited English15% to 19%*5% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
915

The average SAT score for Atlantic High School students in 2014 was 915.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
76%
Rank in Florida
58th
Rating
8 out of 10

801 out of 1,059 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (76%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 14% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
30%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
50th
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Atlantic High School offers 19 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Atlantic High School had 407 taking AP exams with a 154 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the Florida state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 38% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Courses Offered 19

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1%22
Boys1.2%12
Girls0.9%10
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 Students11.8%255
Boys14.7%152
Girls9.2%103
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.3%114
Boys5.3%55
Girls5.7%59

Location

Atlantic High School
2455 W ATLANTIC AVE
DELRAY BEACH, FL
33445
(561)243-1500

9 out of 10 1

District

PALM BEACH
WEST PALM BEACH, FL