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West Nassau County High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,018
Best High School in Florida
#128
 Rating 7 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District NASSAU
Type Public
 Phone (904)879-3461
 Location 1 WARRIOR DR
CALLAHAN, FL 32011
Charter School No

West Nassau County High School has an academic rating somewhat above the average for Florida high schools based on its average test performance, high graduation rate and low AP course participation. It is ranked 128th in the best public high schools in Florida.

Demographics

Race

The West Nassau County High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Black population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White90.3%919
Black3.1%32
Hispanic3%31
Asian Pacific0.1%1
Native American Indian0.4%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%3
Two or more races2.8%28

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 26.5%

32.4% 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, WEST NASSAU COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 125th in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K2
Freshman277
Sophomore253
Junior253
Senior233
Total1,018

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Florida

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
Florida Median86%
Percentile96%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific-
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged95% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 160th in Florida

Students at West Nassau County High School scored an average 52% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 35.3% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls47%60% to 64%*
Boys50%50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander-suppressed*
Black40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Multiracial--
White49%55%
With Disabilites30% to 34%*20% to 29%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
867

The average SAT score for West Nassau County High School students in 2014 was 867.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 38th in Florida

385 out of 486 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (79%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 9% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

2 out of 10

Rank: 286th in Florida

West Nassau County High School offers 2 AP courses. 3 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 3% percentile and significantly lower than the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. West Nassau County High School had 155 taking AP exams with a 20 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 22% percentile and well below the state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 13% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 3% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Science Enrollment Rate -2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 1%
AP Courses Offered 2

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate29%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate34%
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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

West Nassau County High School
1 WARRIOR DR
CALLAHAN, FL
32011
(904)879-3461

8 out of 10 1

District

NASSAU
FERNANDINA BEACH, FL