Paxton High School

21893 Us Hwy 331 North, Paxton, FL 32538 | (850) 892-1230
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Student Enrollment: 652
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4.5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 21893 Us Highway 331 N, Paxton, FL 32538
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Walton County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,102
  • Graduation Rate: 70.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.7
  • Enrolled Students: 7,103

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 652
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 330 (50.6%)
  • Females: 317 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 51 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 262 (40.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 313 (48.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Paxton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black264.0%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic60.9%
White61093.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Paxton High School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten345.2%
1st Grade477.2%
2nd Grade487.4%
3rd Grade507.7%
4th Grade599.0%
5th Grade538.1%
6th Grade528.0%
7th Grade578.7%
8th Grade599.0%
9th Grade426.4%
10th Grade548.3%
11th Grade436.6%
12th Grade548.3%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
89.0%
District:
81.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
76.7%
District:
71.9%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
5.9%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
6.3%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4 reviews for Paxton High School

  • Reviewed by Student on April 28, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I'm going to paxton for 8th grade. I just don't know anything about paxton. My older sister goes and she loves it. I think I'll love it too but im not sure.
    Go Paxton!
  • Reviewed by Student on October 05, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is ok but.....they dont have that many people....i want to go to a big school...but i love it lol all my friends are here.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THIS SCHOOL IS THE BEST SCHOOL EVER!!!!!!!!!!! IT PREVISED HELP AND SUPPORT WITH THE SPORTS AND FOR THE STUNDENTS . I LOVE PAXTON.
  • Reviewed by Student on August 10, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i go to this school and i really love it it is really small and you know everybody that why i like it

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Paxton High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on FCAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Flordia State School Grades (2010)
Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Status: YES
Percent Criteria Met
School:
100.0%
District:
67.0%

FCAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.0%86.0%77.0%
200992.0%84.0%78.0%
200885.0%86.0%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201086.0%81.0%72.0%
200980.0%83.0%72.0%
200879.0%80.0%72.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.0%79.0%75.0%
200974.0%81.0%75.0%
200857.0%73.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%78.0%72.0%
200983.0%81.0%74.0%
200876.0%73.0%70.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.0%69.0%63.0%
200961.0%59.0%62.0%
200867.0%68.0%62.0%
 
Reading Test
201085.0%77.0%70.0%
200977.0%74.0%71.0%
200874.0%76.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201052.0%57.0%50.0%
200940.0%49.0%46.0%
200841.0%54.0%44.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%60.0%57.0%
200983.0%60.0%55.0%
200861.0%53.0%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%72.0%67.0%
200978.0%74.0%66.0%
200862.0%66.0%64.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.0%71.0%62.0%
200947.0%63.0%60.0%
200841.0%67.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%79.0%68.0%
200967.0%72.0%67.0%
200864.0%69.0%64.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201066.0%72.0%69.0%
200960.0%72.0%66.0%
200881.0%78.0%67.0%
 
Reading Test
201059.0%58.0%55.0%
200959.0%57.0%54.0%
200871.0%57.0%53.0%
 
Science Test
201052.0%49.0%42.0%
200939.0%43.0%42.0%
200867.0%49.0%40.0%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201066.0%71.0%67.0%
200983.0%78.0%68.0%
200882.0%74.0%65.0%
 
Reading Test
201053.0%51.0%48.0%
200961.0%55.0%47.0%
200848.0%54.0%45.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.0%80.0%73.0%
200963.0%68.0%69.0%
200871.0%70.0%69.0%
 
Reading Test
201036.0%39.0%40.0%
200931.0%38.0%36.0%
200839.0%40.0%38.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Science Test
201050.0%36.0%39.0%
200935.0%36.0%37.0%
200838.0%37.0%38.0%
 
Source: FL Department of Education 2009-2010

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