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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
Florida State University School is a top rated, public, charter school located in Tallahassee, FL. It has 1,731 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.
Address
3000 School House Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Telephone
(850) 245-3700

Florida State University School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
71%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1160
117 responses
Average ACT
25
83 responses
AP Enrollment
40%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$40,947
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$931
National
$949
Median Home Value
$182,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.42 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.42 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 138 responses
Report
  • Pep Rallies
    17%
  • School Carnivals
    17%
  • Football Games
    17%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • Prom
    10%
  • College Meetings
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,731
Free or Reduced Lunch
27%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.53 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.53 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.53 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.1%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.55 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.55 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.55 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.58 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.58 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.58 responses
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I have totally enjoyed every aspect of college. I am in the Honors Program at FSU, in a fraternity, on the Deans List, play Inter-Fraternal Basketball, have leadership roles in my fraternity, volunteer community service hours, and active in several clubs and Honor Societies. I am double majoring in Finance and Risk Management, which FSU is known for excellent programs. FSU has great professors and abundant resources available in the career center. The campus layout and Tallahassee is also a reason I chose FSU. Go Noles!
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Great school! Always have had great teachers and a wonderful experience. Each teacher genuinely cares about the students, regardless of the class sizes. The vibe around campus is always uplifting and friendly. Although it is a big school, the administration, students, and staff do a good job of making you feel as if the school is smaller than it really is. Sporting events are always a blast. Going to a school where you can take pride in both your academics and athletics is always a plus. I previously attending a smaller school before transferring to FSU and it has made a world of difference in my life.
Great school! Florida State University is a beautiful campus with a blend of the new and the old. It offers a rich cultural environment with a diverse population of students. The academics are rigorous with a wide range of courses to fit every need. The communication on campus is student friendly and safety is top priority for campus security. Even with large class sizes, the professors are available to help students who need it. There is an abundance of different activities that students can get involved in throughout their college experience. Attending Florida State University is an amazing experience that is offering everything and more! Go Noles!