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Boca Raton Community High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,136
Best High School in Florida
#23
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PALM BEACH
Type Public
 Phone (561)338-1400
 Location 1501 NW 15TH CT
BOCA RATON, FL 33486
Charter School No

Boca Raton Community High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 23rd in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Boca Raton Community High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White60.5%1,898
Black10.8%338
Hispanic22.5%706
Asian Pacific2.7%84
Native American Indian0.8%26
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races2.6%83

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 20.8%

28.2% 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, BOCA RATON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 98th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman803
Sophomore800
Junior802
Senior731
Total3,136

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
92%

8 out of 10

Rank: 84th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Florida Median86%
Percentile82%
White95%
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 84%*
Limited English Proficiency70% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 39th in Florida

Students at Boca Raton Community High School scored an average 72% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 9.2% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls67%81%
Boys69%72%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian60% to 79%*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
Black40% to 44%*40% to 44%*
Hispanic67%68%
Multiracial--
White73%85%
With Disabilites40% to 44%*50% to 54%*
Limited English45% to 49%*20% to 24%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
995

The average SAT score for Boca Raton Community High School students in 2014 was 995.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 37th in Florida

1,217 out of 1,533 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (79%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 9% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 15th in Florida

Boca Raton Community High School offers 23 AP courses. 37 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 86% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Boca Raton Community High School had 612 taking AP exams with a 299 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 49% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 37% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Courses Offered 23

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

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

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.3%39
Boys1.8%30
Girls0.6%9
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 Students6.1%187
Boys7.4%124
Girls4.5%63
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.2%68
Boys2.8%47
Girls1.3%21

Location

Boca Raton Community High School
1501 NW 15TH CT
BOCA RATON, FL
33486
(561)338-1400

10 out of 10 1

District

PALM BEACH
WEST PALM BEACH, FL