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

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  • Grades
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    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    240 3.8
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St. Petersburg High School is a public magnet school in St. Petersburg, Florida. It has 2,223 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 42% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 240 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 240 reviews
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    • 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
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: It's an old school, and the facilities are average
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: I was in IB, so the teachers were great, but harsh

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. 1,388
2.66 Northeast High School 3 mi. 1,945
3.00 Boca Ciega High School 3 mi. 1,509
2.66 Meadowlawn Middle School 4 mi. 1,163
3.00 Lakewood High School 4 mi. 1,298

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


Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

St. Petersburg High School United States Boca Ciega High School Gibbs High School Lakewood High School Meadowlawn Middle School Northeast High School
White 61.0% 51.6% 39.0% 21.0% 26.0% 68.0% 63.0%
African American 15.0% 15.2% 44.0% 67.0% 62.0% 12.0% 14.0%
Asian 9.0% 4.7% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 24.5% 8.0% 5.0% 5.0% 9.0% 11.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.6% 2.0% 3.0% 0% 3.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


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 24 responses

  • 96% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 43% Tradition
  • 25% I love the school spirit
  • 14% Community Involvement
  • 14% Supportive staff
  • 4% Diversity

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 35% Some students are not there to learn
  • 25% It is outside which makes the weather unbearable
  • 20% Smells from age
  • 20% Needs some updating.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 75% Traditions
  • 19% It is on the National Historic Registry
  • 6% Diversity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 62% Historic
  • 25% Unique
  • 6% Tradition
  • 6% Diverse

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 40% Learn time management skills
  • 33% Respect the school and its historical background.
  • 20% Get to know your teachers very well, they'll help
  • 7% It is very large. Ask for help

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 20% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% 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.