Paxon School for Advanced Studies Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#90
College Readiness Index
77.9
Math Proficiency
N/A
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
21:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,562 Students
  • 76 Teachers

Paxon School for Advanced Studies
3239 NORMAN EAST THAGARD BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32254

Phone: (904) 693-7583

District: Duval County Public Schools

Overview

Paxon School for Advanced Studies is ranked 9th within Florida. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Paxon School for Advanced Studies is 100 percent. The student body makeup is 47 percent male and 53 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 59 percent. Paxon School for Advanced Studies is 1 of 32 high schools in the Duval County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#90
State Rank
#9
Magnet Rank
#32

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,562
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 59%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 24%
Full-Time Teachers 76

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 81%
Proficient in Math N/A
College Readiness Index 77.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 32
Total Students 35,650
Proficient in Reading (district average) 40%
Proficient in Math (district average) 21%
College Readiness (district average) 35.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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