Gulf Coast Academy



Gulf Coast Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gulf Coast Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 8
10 51
11 101
12 167

Gulf Coast Academy is a public high school of the Pinellas School District located in Largo, FL. It has 327 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gulf Coast Academy is the 541st largest public high school in Florida and the 13,911th largest nationally.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Gulf Coast Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 192
(59%)
17,541
(51%)
 Female 135
(41%)
16,651
(49%)

Gulf Coast Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 193
(59%)
20,923
(61%)
 Black 60
(18%)
6,675
(20%)
 Hispanic 60
(18%)
3,992
(12%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
1,041
(3%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
1,337
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
166
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Gulf Coast Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 188
(57%)
13,253
(39%)
 Not Eligible 129
(39%)
19,110
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
1,829
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gulf Coast Academy is ranked 512th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gulf Coast Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gulf Coast Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 197
2010 313
2011 451
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 18.4
2011 23.7
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.45685279187817
2010 0.44408945686901
2011 0.5609756097561
2012 0.60550458715596

Compare Gulf Coast Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
This School 60.6%
 

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Gulf Coast Academy
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Public 09 - 12 327 -1:1  
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Private PK - 12 798 13:1 4 miles
Veritas Academy
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Private KG - 12 82 11:1 4 miles
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