BOOKER HIGH SCHOOL

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3201 N ORANGE AVE
SARASOTA, FL 34234
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Phone: 941-355-2967
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Low
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Sarasota County Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 274
  • Number Students: 1096
  • Number Teachers: 70
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6720
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Rachel Shelley
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (19 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (14 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-02
    "This is my child's Freshman year and I am really impressed and happy with all aspects of this school. The VPA and AICE programs are excellent! And we loooove Principal Shelley. Keep up the good work!!!"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-04
    "I give Booker High School 4 stars because the VPA programs are amazing. For any teen that is into the arts, this is a great school for that! But the reason why it's not a 5 star, is due to the academics. The teachers I had were mediocre. They either taught with all their might, or didn't teach at all. But that's not to say that there weren't smart students that attended due to the VPA program. I know of two former students that have been granted the Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship and they both went to Booker all four years and graduated from there. So it all depends on how the student's attitude is, not by the area that surrounds the school. A lot of SRQ residents will say that this school is dangerous, but in my entire 4 years as a student, I have never once felt that I needed to be on guard at ALL times! I felt more safe, than threatened."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-28
    "I must say that I award a 5 star Rating to Booker High School, it's Principal, Teacher Quality, Saftey and Discipline. And most of all To the VPA Dance Department that has guided my daughter as a dancer, she who has received a full dance scholalship to Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida. From here she will attend Florida State, you can't ask for anything better. A proud Father."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-03
    "It has a fantastic visual and performing arts program. Seriously."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-10-01
    "It has a great arts program and serves minority groups with great fervor!"
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