Palm Harbor University High School

610 reviews
  1. Pinellas County Schools
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Readiness
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
1900 Omaha St
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
Telephone
(727) 669-1131
Website

Palm Harbor University High School Rankings

Niche ranks over 14,000 public high schools based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Outcomes

Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1240
234 responses
Average ACT
27
121 responses

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
AP Enrollment
30%
AP Exam Pass Rate
31%
Advanced Math Enrollment
Very High
Poll
How challenging are academics at this school?
  • This school is nationally recognized.
    44%
  • This school is the best in the area.
    55%
  • Probably like most other schools.
    1%
  • This school doesn't challenge anyone.
    0%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.54 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.54 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 179 responses
  • Homecoming week
    26%
  • Senior Dress Up Days
    15%
  • Homecoming week with the dress up days are great
    11%
  • Grad bash
    9%
  • Jailbreak week!
    8%
  • School spirit
    8%
  • Medical - HOSA Competitions
    7%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,519
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.64 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.64 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.64 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$48,490
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.8%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.87 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.87 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.87 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,270/ year
National
$11,890
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.99 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.99 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.99 responses

Reviews

610 reviews
  • Excellent
    152
  • Very Good
    244
  • Average
    189
  • Poor
    22
  • Terrible
    3
I'm very glad that I chose to attend this school because of the medical program I took part in. I was able to compete in HOSA throughout my years which expanded my knowledge and awareness to a lot of different fields and events involving medicine. I was also taught a lot of valuable skills through the program, whether it was at clinicals or in class. I earned my CNA certification recentley through this amazing program, allowing me to work in hospital and/or geriatric settings at an age as young as 17 years old!
  • High School Senior
  • 7 months ago
I think that this school creates a pretty good environment for the students. I started off my freshmen year in IB, and the staff and administration helped me to get accommodated to my schedule and high school in general. But this year I switched to University and the difference was a bit appalling. While most of my classes were ok, it didn't really make me feel like I wanted to go to school. I loved my teachers but the students in my classes made me feel unmotivated, and the mood was dull. Some of the teachers would assume that nobody had yet considered attending a college as sophomores and would place ALL of their students under that same judgement. I understand that not every school is perfect, so I would still consider Palm Harbor University High School an A- school.
  • Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
I liked this school. I was a part of the medical magnet program which was so much fun! Getting to do hands-on pre-med learning made school so much better, especially trips to hospitals and other medical environments for clinicals!
  • Niche User
  • 6 months ago