Life Skills Center Polk County East School

7500 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884 | (863) 325-8970
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 335
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 335 high school students from grades 9-12
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details
  • Polk County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,826
  • Graduation Rate: 68.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 94,530

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 335
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 13.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 25.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 197 (58.8%)
  • Females: 133 (39.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 5 (1.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 120 (35.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 125 (37.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Life Skills Center Polk County East School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black15345.7%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic7221.5%
White10330.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Life Skills Center Polk County East School
  Number Percent
9th Grade9528.4%
10th Grade10130.1%
11th Grade7321.8%
12th Grade6619.7%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
20.0%
District:
70.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
23.4%
District:
4.1%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
87.5%
District:
75.3%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
14.1%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
14.1%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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