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Ponte Vedra High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,568
Best High School in Florida
#9
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District ST. JOHNS
Type Public
 Phone (904)547-7350
 Location 460 DAVIS PARK RD
PONTE VEDRA, FL 32081
Charter School No

Ponte Vedra 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 9th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Ponte Vedra High School student body is mostly White with a small Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White88.8%1,392
Black1.8%29
Hispanic5.4%85
Asian Pacific3.4%54
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%1
Two or more races0.4%6

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 3.6%

5.2% 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, PONTE VEDRA HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 16th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman418
Sophomore421
Junior382
Senior347
Total1,568

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
Florida Median86%
Percentile98%
White97%
Black50% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 14th in Florida

Students at Ponte Vedra High School scored an average 86% 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 3.6% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85%90%
Boys86%82%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black80% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*80% to 89%*
Multiracial--
White85%87%
With Disabilites55% to 59%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1103

The average SAT score for Ponte Vedra High School students in 2014 was 1103.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 69th in Florida

538 out of 729 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (74%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 16% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 21st in Florida

Ponte Vedra High School offers 23 AP courses. 42 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 90% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Ponte Vedra High School had 196 taking AP exams with a 88 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 45% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 42% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 18%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 34%
AP Courses Offered 23

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate30%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate24%

Safety and Discipline

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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%25
Boys2.3%18
Girls0.9%7

Location

Ponte Vedra High School
460 DAVIS PARK RD
PONTE VEDRA, FL
32081
(904)547-7350

10 out of 10 1

District

ST. JOHNS
ST AUGUSTINE, FL