Samuel W. Wolfson High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,234
Best High School in Florida
#387
 Rating 1 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)739-5265
 Location 7000 POWERS AVE
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32217
Charter School No

Samuel W. Wolfson High School has an academic rating well below the average for Florida high schools based on its low test performance, average graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 387th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The Samuel W. Wolfson High School student body is mainly Black with a sizeable White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White22.4%276
Black59%728
Hispanic12%148
Asian Pacific3.2%40
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races3.2%39

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 49.1%

45.7% 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, SAMUEL W. WOLFSON HIGH SCHOOL students are largely middle income and rank 232nd in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman284
Sophomore343
Junior327
Senior280
Total1,234

Completions

Graduation Rate
83%
Rank in Florida
266th
Rating
4 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students83%
Florida Median86%
Percentile42%
White80% to 84%*
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic60% to 79%*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 84%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
24%
Rank in Florida
432nd
Rating
1 out of 10

Students at Samuel W. Wolfson High School scored an average 24% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly lower than the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 6.5% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls16%35% to 39%*
Boys16%25% to 29%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander21% to 39%*20% or less*
Black12%25%
Hispanic15% to 19%*35% to 39%*
Multiracial--
White25% to 29%*45% to 49%*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English10% or less*10% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
828

The average SAT score for Samuel W. Wolfson High School students in 2014 was 828.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
60%
Rank in Florida
197th
Rating
5 out of 10

366 out of 607 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (60%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 44% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
12%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
269th
AP Pass Rate Rating
2 out of 10

Samuel W. Wolfson High School offers 9 AP courses. 12 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 20% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Samuel W. Wolfson High School had 131 taking AP exams with a 19 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 27% 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 12% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Courses Offered 9

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate19%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.2%15
Boys1.3%8
Girls1.1%7
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 Students18.2%235
Boys19.9%127
Girls16.5%108
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students3.8%49
Boys3%19
Girls4.7%30

Location

Samuel W. Wolfson High School
7000 POWERS AVE
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32217
(904)739-5265

2 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL