Fort Walton Beach High School



Fort Walton Beach High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Walton Beach High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 492
10 367
11 388
12 391

Fort Walton Beach High School is a public high school of the Okaloosa School District located in Fort Walton Beach, FL. It has 1,638 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fort Walton Beach High School is the 259th largest public high school in Florida and the 2,807th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,638
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,807th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 259th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 632nd out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 268th out of 947

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Fort Walton Beach High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 833
(51%)
5,560
(51%)
 Female 805
(49%)
5,282
(49%)

Fort Walton Beach High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,033
(63%)
7,762
(72%)
 Black 236
(14%)
1,323
(12%)
 Hispanic 164
(10%)
792
(7%)
 Two or More 114
(7%)
661
(6%)
 Asian 80
(5%)
234
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
23
(0%)

Fort Walton Beach High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,050
(64%)
6,778
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 514
(31%)
3,587
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(5%)
477
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fort Walton Beach High School is ranked 334th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Walton Beach High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.9%) is lower than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Fort Walton Beach High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2031
2006 1839
2007 1860
2008 1809
2009 1745
2010 1827
2011 1756
2012 1753
2013 1744
2014 1647
2015 1638

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 19
2007 16.4
2008 17.6
2009 17.5
2010 16.5
2011 18.1
2012 19.5
2013 20.5
2014 19.2
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16001969473166
2006 0.15443175638934
2007 0.15591397849462
2008 0.20121614151465
2009 0.21776504297994
2010 0.24740010946907
2011 0.2369020501139
2012 0.249857387336
2013 0.31364678899083
2014 0.34122647237401
2015 0.35897435897436

Compare Fort Walton Beach High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

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