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Palm Harbor University High School is a public, magnet school in Palm Harbor, FL. It has 2,467 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 388 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Teachers: They care which is refreshing

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High School Senior

On Sports & Fitness: The fact that they have made accomadations with the YMCA for the swimming team is pretty cool

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High School Senior

On Academics: The teachers seem to actually care

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High School Senior

On Student Culture & Diversity: It's typical high school with drama and popular people

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High School Senior

On Food: They have great french fries

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Palm Harbor University High School is a public, magnet school in Palm Harbor, FL. It has 2,467 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 388 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

95%

Test Performance

94
Palm Harbor University High School performed better than 94% of other schools on Florida math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1850

Based on 43 students surveyed
Math
620
Verbal
620
Writing
610

ACT:
28

Based on 21 students surveyed
Math
27
English
29
Reading
29
Science
27
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 14% The International Baccalureate Programme
  • 12% Medical Magnet Program
  • 12% Caring teachers who remain persistent.
  • 11% The variety of clubs
  • 10% Swim Team
  • 10% Award winning yearbook
  • 8% Award winning drama program
  • 8% Honor societies
  • 7% Soccer Team
  • 5% Many students are best in the state at something
  • 4% Award winning newspaper

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 32% Some teachers appear not to care.
  • 19% The lunch food isn't healthy.
  • 11% Cheating is rampant and ignored by many teachers -
  • 9% It's TOO diverse. Students stick to cliques.
  • 9% I didn't experience anything bad at this school.
  • 9% Cliques and drugs
  • 6% The Seagulls
  • 4% The worst things about EVERY public high school
  • 2% Bullying is a rather large issue.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 28% Diverse
  • 28% Preppy
  • 28% Academically diverse and good, if you have drive.
  • 12% Eloquent
  • 4% GLOBAL

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 46% Ignore drama and focus on your studies.
  • 33% Don't be afraid, the teachers are very helpful.
  • 12% If you join IB, be prepared to work extremely hard
  • 8% Don't sell yourself short - do IB!

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 79% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 3% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 27 responses

  • 56% Has both the medical program and the IB program!
  • 26% Medical Magnent Program
  • 19% International Baccalaureate Program

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
45.8%
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Female
54.2%
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Racial Diversity

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White
80.9%
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Hispanic
7.8%
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Asian
6.4%
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African American
2.4%
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Multiracial
2.3%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%
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Native American
0.0%