First Coast High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,110
Best High School in Florida
#355
 Rating 2 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)757-0080
 Location 590 DUVAL STATION RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218
Charter School No

First Coast High School has an academic rating well below the average for Florida high schools based on its low test performance, average graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 355th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The First Coast High School student body is mainly Black with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White34.6%731
Black54.6%1,153
Hispanic5.2%110
Asian Pacific2.7%56
Native American Indian0.1%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races2.5%53

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 36%

38.9% 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, FIRST COAST HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 170th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman546
Sophomore584
Junior527
Senior453
Total2,110

Completions

Graduation Rate
85%
Rank in Florida
238th
Rating
4 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students85%
Florida Median86%
Percentile49%
White75% to 79%*
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged75% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
28%
Rank in Florida
413rd
Rating
1 out of 10

Students at First Coast High School scored an average 28% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is well below the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 10.6% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20%42%
Boys18%32%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Black14%26%
Hispanic35% to 39%*40% to 49%*
Multiracial--
White24%50%
With Disabilites10% to 14%*10% to 14%*
Limited English21% to 39%*20% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
851

The average SAT score for First Coast High School students in 2014 was 851.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
56%
Rank in Florida
241st
Rating
4 out of 10

553 out of 980 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (56%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Florida median rate of 57% and in the bottom 47% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
25%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
304th
AP Pass Rate Rating
1 out of 10

First Coast High School offers 16 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 59% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. First Coast High School had 386 taking AP exams with a 44 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 17% percentile and well below the Florida state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 11% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Courses Offered 16

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.2%28
Boys1.5%18
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 Students21.8%506
Boys24.3%291
Girls19.2%215
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.1%141
Boys6.8%82
Girls4.9%59

Location

First Coast High School
590 DUVAL STATION RD
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32218
(904)757-0080

3 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL