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Paxon School for Advanced Studies
  • Public, Magnet
  • JACKSONVILLE, FL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Paxon School for Advanced Studies is a top rated, public, magnet school located in JACKSONVILLE, FL. It has 1,474 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
74%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1180
653 responses
Average ACT
26
281 responses
AP Enrollment
97%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$33,952
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$955
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$67,021
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 76 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 76 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 296 responses
  • Pep rallies
    16%
  • Senior Week
    15%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Senior Breakfast and Grad Bash
    13%
  • No school
    9%
  • Games
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,474
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 82 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 82 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 82 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,292
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.9%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 106 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 106 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 106 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,698 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 115 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 115 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 115 responses

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