Bartow Elementary Academy

590 Wilson Ave South

Bartow, FL 33830-4747

Tel: (863)534-7410
Grades KG-5
464 students
Bartow Elementary Academy serves 464 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Bartow Elementary Academy operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

The student population of 464 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 464 students
Bartow Elementary Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bartow Elementary Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Bartow Elementary Academy Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bartow Elementary Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Bartow Elementary Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Bartow Elementary Academy Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
15%
30%
Bartow Elementary Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
16%
23%
Bartow Elementary Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
White
64%
41%
Bartow Elementary Academy White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Bartow Elementary Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.46
Bartow Elementary Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
52%
Bartow Elementary Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Bartow Elementary Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Polk School District's student population of 97,953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,676 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,967 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
22
Number of Students Managed 97,953 10,137
Polk School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $942 MM $140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bartow Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jean O'dell Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jean O'dell Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BartowBartow Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2016 students
    0.6 miles
    1270 Broadway Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7400
    0.69-122016
  • BartowJean O'dell Learning CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
    0.6 miles
    1310 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7440
    0.6PK-1270
  • BartowFloral Avenue Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 545 students
    0.8 miles
    1530 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.8PK-5545
  • BartowBartow Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 814 students
    0.9 miles
    550 Clower St East
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7415
    0.96-8814
  • BartowCompass Middle Charter SchoolAlternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 5-8 | 184 students
    0.9 miles
    550 Clower St East
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)519-8701
    0.95-8184

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