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  1. Academics
    B+
  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-
Tampa Bay Technical High School is a highly rated, public school located in Tampa, FL. It has 2,051 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 61% in reading.

Tampa Bay Technical High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
61%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1060
477 responses
Average ACT
23
142 responses
AP Enrollment
38%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$56,137
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,094
National
$949
Median Home Value
$198,000
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
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.59 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.59 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 181 responses
  • Football games and pep rallies
    22%
  • Spirit Week
    20%
  • Changing of class colors
    12%
  • Pep-rally
    12%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Senior events
    7%
  • Clubs
    7%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,051
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.72 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.72 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.72 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$37,224
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.1%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.84 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.84 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.84 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
$9,982/ year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.99 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.99 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.99 responses
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Tampa Bay Technical High School is a great school. Every student who attends has the opportunity to receive at least one certification in their desired field of study. This school offers so many different shop classes such as Veterinary Science, Architecture, Auto body, Welding, Dentistry, Med lab, Nursing, Child Care, Computer Science, and more! We earn the proper education needed, hands on experiences, and the opportunity to go on clinicals and get the experience we desire to get further in our careers. In addition, we also have fun sports and clubs that you can join to make your high school experience complete. If you are one who would love to get a head start in your career, then Tampa Bay Technical High School is the school for you.
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I like the way of learning they use.The teachers teaches to the ability that the student could understand what they say. The school has many different shops including: Medical,Architecture,Commercial arts,Veterinarian program,Welding,Autobody repair, Automotive,Paint refreshment,early childhood education and has many other classes. The school also offeres drivers education to students at the age of fourteen and a half years old.The schools graduation rate has beeen of ninety percent from two thousand and sixteen.The school is very diverse when it comes to race,gender,ethnicities,etc.The school is very safe as no one would feel left out or feel the need to leave.The guidance conelors there are very helpful. They give the most information you could get about a certain topic and they encourage and "nurture' you to the becoming the best adults you could be. Another thing i like about the school is the way the time management is structured. You could come to school and have only your shop
While attending this school I loved the sports aspect. I participated in girls flag football and I think our school was a well-rounded competitor in sports. I enjoyed the diversity within the school itself. Being that TBT is a technical school, I felt prepared for college and higher education. Students are given the opportunity to earn a certificate in the desired career fields. This can enhance a student’s path for success. Some of the many programs included are dental assistant, culinary arts, veterinarian and ROTC. The programs offered at this school is exceptional and beneficial. I would recommend this high school to any student that would like to be certified in their future career. I enjoyed the clubs as there are many options to choose from. This school has a lot to offer!