Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,242
Best High School in Florida
#19
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)346-5620
 Location 2445 SAN DIEGO RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32207
Charter School No

Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts 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 19th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts student body is primarily White with a sizeable Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White61.6%765
Black20.8%258
Hispanic8.8%109
Asian Pacific4.7%58
Native American Indian0.3%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races3.7%46

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 8.2%

16% 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, DOUGLAS ANDERSON SCHOOL OF THE ARTS students are largely wealthy and rank 38th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman314
Sophomore330
Junior326
Senior272
Total1,242

Completions

Graduation Rate
98%
Rank in Florida
11th
Rating
10 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
Florida Median86%
Percentile98%
White95% or more*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
68%
Rank in Florida
62nd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts scored an average 68% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 13.8% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls52%84%
Boys55% to 59%*75% to 79%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*80% to 89%*
Black35% to 39%*60% to 64%*
Hispanic50% to 59%*70% to 79%*
Multiracial--
White59%87%
With Disabilites30% to 39%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1031

The average SAT score for Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts students in 2014 was 1031.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
70%
Rank in Florida
97th
Rating
7 out of 10

421 out of 598 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (70%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
52%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
24th
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts offers 16 AP courses. 52 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts had 438 taking AP exams with a 195 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the Florida state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 45% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 52% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 51%
AP Courses Offered 16

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
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 Students2.5%30
Boys5.9%21
Girls1%9
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%14
Boys2.5%9
Girls1.4%5

Location

Douglas Anderson School Of The Arts
2445 SAN DIEGO RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32207
(904)346-5620

10 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL