St. Petersburg High School in St. Petersburg, FL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,272
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    242 3.8
  • Ranking

St. Petersburg High School is a public magnet school in St. Petersburg, Florida. It has 2,272 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 54% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 242 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2501 5th Ave N
St Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 893-1842

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 242 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I love the history and many traditions that are associated with the school. The school is architecturally quite beautiful. The International Baccalaureate teachers are great for the most part, but the IB Program is very segregated from the traditional and AP students.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school has tradition and is a historical landmark in St. Pete. I love its historical value, but I think the teachers and campus administrators can give the students more attention.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I love all of the different clubs and activities that are offered.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Food: Nobody really eats lunch because the cafe is small
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: We have a good admin team that enforces policies

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Gibbs High School 1 mi. 1,399
2.66 Northeast High School 3 mi. 1,880
3.00 Boca Ciega High School 3 mi. 1,487
3.00 Lakewood High School 4 mi. 1,316
2.33 Dixie M. Hollins High School 4 mi. 1,712

Around St. Petersburg High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

St. Petersburg High School United States Boca Ciega High School Dixie M. Hollins High School Gibbs High School Lakewood High School Northeast High School
White 59.0% 51.0% 39.0% 62.0% 20.0% 25.0% 63.0%
African American 17.0% 15.0% 45.0% 9.0% 69.0% 64.0% 14.0%
Asian 9.0% 4.8% 2.0% 7.0% 0% 2.0% 5.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 8.0% 15.0% 5.0% 5.0% 12.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 3.0% 4.0% 3.0% 0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 28.9%
Grade 10 24.3%
Grade 11 26.1%
Grade 12 20.7%

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 27 responses

  • 93% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 42% Tradition
  • 28% I love the school spirit
  • 14% Community Involvement
  • 11% Supportive staff
  • 6% Diversity

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 32% Some students are not there to learn
  • 28% It is outside which makes the weather unbearable
  • 24% Needs some updating.
  • 16% Smells from age

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 19 responses

  • 74% Traditions
  • 21% It is on the National Historic Registry
  • 5% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 58% Historic
  • 21% Unique
  • 16% Tradition
  • 5% Diverse

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 44% Respect the school and its historical background.
  • 33% Learn time management skills
  • 17% Get to know your teachers very well, they'll help
  • 6% It is very large. Ask for help

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 85% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.