Niche Grade
  • Grades
    PK, 9-12
  • Students
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    663 3.7
  • Ranking

Dr. Phillips High School is a public magnet school in Southwest Orange Township, Florida. It has 3,641 students in grades PK and 9-12. According to state standards, 51% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 663 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

6500 Turkey Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 355-3200

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 663 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: Cafeterias pretty clean and nice size, food isnt all that great most days, way too many healthy options, great snacks in vending machine.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Very strict on dress code, lenient with being late because of the schools size, okay office staff some have bad attitudes and have short tempers, don't see the principal too often, very helpful and caring guidance counselors (most).
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Football team is the best, not too far behind would be basketball.. a variety of different sports including golf, softball, lacrosse, etc. Lots of school spirit, plenty of fitness programs during and after school.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Usually very understanding, they try to make sure you understand things, teach it in a way my age group would get, they care about the students and work with them, they do everything in their power to try to make sure the students are on track.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Lots of different choices, plenty of things for people from other countries, different religions, etc.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Olympia High School 3 mi. 2,970
4.00 Freedom High School 5 mi. 3,095
2.33 Evans High School 8 mi. 2,127
3.33 West Orange High School 8 mi. 3,339
3.66 Boone High School 8 mi. 2,904

Around Dr. Phillips High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 52%
Male 47%

Student Diversity

Dr. Phillips High School United States Boone High School Evans High School Freedom High School Olympia High School West Orange High School
White 35.0% 51.6% 56.0% 2.0% 26.0% 43.0% 48.0%
African American 31.0% 15.2% 10.0% 84.0% 14.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Hispanic 23.0% 24.5% 29.0% 9.0% 48.0% 18.0% 23.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 2.0% 2.0% 6.0% 9.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.6% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.0%
Grade 10 25.8%
Grade 11 25.7%
Grade 12 21.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 67 responses

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

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 27% Diversity in people, clubs, everything
  • 23% Always winning at sports
  • 23% It's wide range of class options
  • 13% Friendly atmposphere
  • 5% Everything
  • 4% Campus
  • 1% Theatre magnet
  • 1% The ESOL program
  • 1% Chorus program
  • 1% Diversity in people

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 46 responses

  • 37% Switching campusues
  • 20% Now it's the construction, done it will be great!
  • 16% The bathrooms
  • 12% Stitching campuses, construction, and bathrooms.
  • 10% Some students' disrespect for faculty/campus
  • 4% Dress code
  • 1% Mostly the bathrooms

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 47 responses

  • 40% I think it's diversity is it's greatest strength
  • 34% Diversity, sports and academic excellence.
  • 21% Diversy, sports, academic excellence, and the arts
  • 4% Diversity, Programs and Sports

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 53% Panther Pride
  • 45% Never Less Than The Best
  • 2% Just less than the best

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 45% Lots of walking, challenges and opportunity.
  • 34% Be prepared for a lot of walking
  • 13% Offers plenty of new opportunity and chances
  • 9% Be ready for the academic challenges

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 36% I love everything about this school.
  • 57% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 7% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.