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Spanish River Community High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,359
Best High School in Florida
#40
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PALM BEACH
Type Public
 Phone (561)241-2200
 Location 5100 JOG RD
BOCA RATON, FL 33496
Charter School No

Spanish River Community 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 40th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The Spanish River Community High School student body is primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White65%1,534
Black6.8%161
Hispanic22.1%521
Asian Pacific2.8%67
Native American Indian0.9%21
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2.2%53

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 11.8%

19.5% 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, SPANISH RIVER COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 55th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K14
Freshman582
Sophomore580
Junior583
Senior600
Total2,359

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
90%

7 out of 10

Rank: 140th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students90%
Florida Median86%
Percentile72%
White91%
Black80% to 89%*
Hispanic90% to 94%*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged80% to 84%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 31st in Florida

Students at Spanish River Community High School scored an average 75% 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 7.5% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls72%83%
Boys73%73%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian50% or more*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 89%*80% or more*
Black50% to 54%*50% to 54%*
Hispanic65% to 69%*70% to 74%*
Multiracial--
White76%83%
With Disabilites45% to 49%*30% to 34%*
Limited English50% to 59%*40% to 59%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1053

The average SAT score for Spanish River Community High School students in 2014 was 1053.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 79th in Florida

855 out of 1,183 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (72%). College admission testing participation is well above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 18% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 6th in Florida

Spanish River Community High School offers 22 AP courses. 34 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Spanish River Community High School had 282 taking AP exams with a 171 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 61% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 34% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 19%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 32%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.6%14
Boys0.7%8
Girls0.5%6
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 Students10.6%251
Boys14.6%171
Girls6.7%80
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.9%46
Boys2.9%34
Girls1%12

Location

Spanish River Community High School
5100 JOG RD
BOCA RATON, FL
33496
(561)241-2200

10 out of 10 1

District

PALM BEACH
WEST PALM BEACH, FL