Frank H. Peterson Academies

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,124
Best High School in Florida
#316
 Rating 3 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)573-1150
 Location 7450 WILSON BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32210
Charter School No

Frank H. Peterson Academies has an academic rating somewhat below the average for Florida high schools based on its low test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 316th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The Frank H. Peterson Academies student body is predominantly Black with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White35.9%403
Black41.2%463
Hispanic14.1%158
Asian Pacific3.3%37
Native American Indian0.4%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races5.2%59

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Lower 45.3%

49% 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, FRANK H. PETERSON ACADEMIES students are largely middle income and rank 259th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman340
Sophomore301
Junior260
Senior223
Total1,124

Completions

Graduation Rate
92%
Rank in Florida
84th
Rating
8 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Florida Median86%
Percentile82%
White90% to 94%*
Black90% to 94%*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
28%
Rank in Florida
409th
Rating
1 out of 10

Students at Frank H. Peterson Academies 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 11.5% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls21%35% to 39%*
Boys23%30% to 34%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander21% to 39%*less than 50%*
Black15% to 19%*25% to 29%*
Hispanic30% to 34%*40% to 44%*
Multiracial--
White20% to 24%*40% to 44%*
With Disabilites20% to 24%*20% to 24%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
836

The average SAT score for Frank H. Peterson Academies students in 2014 was 836.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
51%
Rank in Florida
304th
Rating
3 out of 10

245 out of 483 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is somewhat below the Florida median rate of 57% and in the bottom 34% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
13%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
271st
AP Pass Rate Rating
2 out of 10

Frank H. Peterson Academies offers 9 AP courses. 13 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 21% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Frank H. Peterson Academies had 130 taking AP exams with a 19 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 26% percentile and well below the Florida state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 15% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 13% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Courses Offered 9

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.9%9
Boys1%5
Girls0.8%4
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.4%2

Expulsion Rate

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

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students21.5%225
Boys25.1%130
Girls18%95
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.3%35
Boys3.5%18
Girls3.3%17

Location

Frank H. Peterson Academies
7450 WILSON BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32210
(904)573-1150

4 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL