Sarasota


Summary:

The Sarasota School District in Florida encompasses 59 schools, including 33 elementary schools, 11 middle schools, 10 high schools, and 5 alternative schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds. The district's schools exhibit a wide range of academic performance, with standout institutions like Pine View School and Suncoast Polytechnical High School leading the way with exceptional graduation rates, test scores, and low chronic absenteeism.

At the elementary level, Ashton Elementary School and Lakeview Elementary School are among the top-performing schools in the Sarasota district, ranking 28th and 55th out of 2,240 elementary schools in Florida, respectively. These schools boast exceptional test scores and low chronic absenteeism rates. In contrast, some schools, such as Triad, struggle with significantly higher chronic absenteeism and lower proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Math.

The district's high schools also exhibit a wide range of performance, with Booker High School having a four-year graduation rate of 85.6%, while Suncoast Polytechnical High School and State College of Florida Collegiate School-Venice both achieve a 100% four-year graduation rate. The data suggests a correlation between schools with higher percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch and lower academic performance, highlighting the need to address socioeconomic disparities within the district.

District Detail

 1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231-3300

 (941) 927-9000

SchoolDigger Rank:
7th of 67 Florida districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 45,077

Primary Schools: 34
Middle Schools: 11
High Schools: 11
Alternative Schools: 6
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.

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