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Jupiter High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,817
Best High School in Florida
#45
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PALM BEACH
Type Public
 Phone (561)744-7900
 Location 500 MILITARY TRL
JUPITER, FL 33458
Charter School No

Jupiter High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and average AP course participation. It is ranked 45th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Jupiter High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White72.3%2,036
Black4.4%124
Hispanic17.9%505
Asian Pacific1.6%46
Native American Indian0.7%21
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2.9%83

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 16.4%

24.1% 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, JUPITER HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 77th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman775
Sophomore700
Junior669
Senior673
Total2,817

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
92%

8 out of 10

Rank: 84th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Florida Median86%
Percentile82%
White94%
Black80% or more*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American50% or more*
Two or more races80% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 70th in Florida

Students at Jupiter High School scored an average 66% 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 15.8% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls61%76%
Boys59%67%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian50% or more*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black25% to 29%*35% to 39%*
Hispanic45% to 49%*55% to 59%*
Multiracial--
White65%78%
With Disabilites30% to 34%*35% to 39%*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
982

The average SAT score for Jupiter High School students in 2014 was 982.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 89th in Florida

959 out of 1,342 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (71%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 20% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 23rd in Florida

Jupiter High School offers 19 AP courses. 26 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 64% percentile and slightly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Jupiter High School had 356 taking AP exams with a 165 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 94% percentile and significantly above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 46% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 26% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 19

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%35
Boys1.6%22
Girls1%13
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 Students3%81
Boys3.6%49
Girls2.4%32
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3%82
Boys3.9%53
Girls2.1%29

Location

Jupiter High School
500 MILITARY TRL
JUPITER, FL
33458
(561)744-7900

10 out of 10 1

District

PALM BEACH
WEST PALM BEACH, FL