Polk Acceleration Academy



Polk Acceleration Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polk Acceleration Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 196
10 221
11 248
12 323

Polk Acceleration Academy is a public high school of the Polk School District located in Jacksonville, FL. It has 988 students in grades 9th through 12th. Polk Acceleration Academy is the 389th largest public high school in Florida and the 6,044th largest nationally.

Total Students: 988
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Polk Acceleration Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 523
(53%)
16,585
(51%)
 Female 465
(47%)
16,169
(49%)

Polk Acceleration Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 464
(47%)
14,543
(44%)
 Hispanic 247
(25%)
9,601
(29%)
 Black 228
(23%)
6,808
(21%)
 Two or More 36
(4%)
981
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
211
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
573
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Polk Acceleration Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 541
(55%)
15,959
(49%)
 Not Eligible 447
(45%)
16,795
(51%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Polk Acceleration Academy is ranked 349th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polk Acceleration Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Compare Polk Acceleration Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 54.8%
 

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