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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Park Vista Community High School is a highly rated, public school located in Lake Worth, FL. It has 3,035 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.
About Park Vista Community High School...
Address
7900 S Jog Rd
Lake Worth, FL 33467
Telephone
(561) 491-8400

Park Vista Community High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1160
515 responses
Average ACT
25
212 responses
AP Enrollment
20%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$55,277
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,206
National
$949
Median Home Value
$222,700
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.74 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.75 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 243 responses
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  • Pep rallys
    16%
  • Homecoming week
    15%
  • Senoir Week
    14%
  • Football games
    14%
  • Homecoming/ powder puff football game
    14%
  • Senior Week
    10%
  • Chrous
    4%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,035
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.85 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.85 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.85 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,508
Teachers in First/Second Year
17%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.105 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.105 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.105 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,814/ year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.118 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.118 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.118 responses
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Honestly, I am so glad I had the opportunity to attend PVCHS. I had such a wonderful experience. The teachers love what they do and do their best to make sure that we learn and grow as students. Super thankful for the guidance counselors; they are very hard working people! The principal is a cool person too! The staff is super helpful and friendly. When it comes to enforcing rules, they do it well. During pep rallies and spirit week PVCHS goes all out (That's a good thing). Not only does the school have variety of clubs and sports, but it has academies and different programs to enhance your education! I became such a successful student. Thank you PVCHS!
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Park Vista is a great environment that creates college ready students. It is a professional atmosphere that has a diverse community of students. From highly competitive athletic teams to nationally recognized honor societies, the school is very diverse. The teachers are willing to work with the students and are extremely intelligent in all subject fields. College level classes are another highlight. Both AP and AICE level classes get students familiarized with the rigorous coursework included in any college.
Entering into Park Vista my freshman year of high school I was more then intimidated. I had absolutely no clue what to expect out of the school. I quickly began to see what a great and amazing school it was. I am in the medical program and it has opened up so many opportunities that I couldn't have ever dreamt of. Through the medical program I am becoming certified in all different areas, and not to mention coming out of high school I could go get a very well paying job! The teachers all care so much about the better good of each and every individual student. If you are lost on anything or need extra help they are willing to come in early or stay after school to help you. Overall the school gave me the perfect high school years and when I get older I know it is something I will definitely brag about to everyone.