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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 398 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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Recent Alumnus

On Teachers: I loved all my teachers and I'm thankful for all their lessons and support throughout my years :)

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Recent Alumnus

On Overall Experience: I like this school cause I'm in a great medical magnet program which taught me a lot and I am now CNA certified thanks to this school!! I made a lot of good, close friends that taught me a lot, and the teachers were amazing as well!

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Recent Alumnus

On Student Culture & Diversity: The setting is mostly Caucasian and there are some hispanics and very few african americans…. The school's very accepting but if you're not zoned for the school it's very hard to get in unless you're in a magnet program, which is what a lot of students try to get into.

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Recent Alumnus

On Administration & Policies: Attendance is a minor issue for students who don't care about high school, so the administration does their best to get those students in school. The administration is great and I can always go to them whenever I need something or have a question about academics. They're always busy but they make time for their students

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Recent Alumnus

On Food: The food is delicious but I feel like it's very processed which is normal but I wish it was cooked in front of us like back in the older days…. Today everything is microwaved right in the package which isn't the best!

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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 398 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:
1840

Based on 55 students surveyed
Math
620
Verbal
620
Writing
600

ACT:
28

Based on 31 students surveyed
Math
27
English
28
Reading
28
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%