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Sandalwood High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,893
Best High School in Florida
#238
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)646-5100
 Location 2750 JOHN PROM BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32246
Charter School No

Sandalwood High School has an academic rating about equal to the average for Florida high schools based on its low test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 238th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Sandalwood High School student body is predominantly White with a sizeable Black population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White44.2%1,279
Black27.7%801
Hispanic13.8%400
Asian Pacific9.2%267
Native American Indian0.2%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%8
Two or more races4.6%132

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 29.1%

33.1% 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, SANDALWOOD HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 137th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman741
Sophomore811
Junior725
Senior616
Total2,893

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
90%

7 out of 10

Rank: 140th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90%
Florida Median86%
Percentile72%
White91%
Black85% to 89%*
Hispanic80% to 84%*
Asian Pacific90% to 94%*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races90% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged85% to 89%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 69%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

3 out of 10

Rank: 282nd in Florida

Students at Sandalwood High School scored an average 43% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is somewhat below the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 39.3% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls35%56%
Boys36%45%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*-
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 44%*45% to 49%*
Black31%39%
Hispanic30% to 34%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial--
White40%59%
With Disabilites30% to 34%*35% to 39%*
Limited English35% to 39%*6% to 9%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
964

The average SAT score for Sandalwood High School students in 2014 was 964.

College Admission Test Participation

6 out of 10

Rank: 157th in Florida

873 out of 1,341 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (65%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 35% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

1 out of 10

Rank: 360th in Florida

Sandalwood High School offers 8 AP courses. 17 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 36% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Sandalwood High School had 391 taking AP exams with a 6 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 2% percentile and significantly lower than the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 2% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 17% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 0%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Courses Offered 8

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

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

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%13
Boys0.7%11
Girls0.1%2
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 Students8%238
Boys7.3%111
Girls8.8%127
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%43
Boys1.6%24
Girls1.2%19

Location

Sandalwood High School
2750 JOHN PROM BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32246
(904)646-5100

5 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL