Cannella Elementary School

10707 Nixon Rd,

Tampa, FL, 33624-5700

Tel: (813)975-6941
Grades: PK-5

740 students

Cannella Elementary School serves 740 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Cannella Elementary School operates within the Hillsborough School District.

Overview

The student population of 740 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 740 students
Cannella Elementary School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Cannella Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Cannella Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Cannella Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
Cannella Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
58%
28%
Cannella Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
11%
23%
Cannella Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
20%
43%
Cannella Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cannella Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Cannella Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.61 0.69
Cannella Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
58%
49%
Cannella Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
15%
8%
Cannella Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 201,942 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
20
Number of Students Managed 201,942 9,762
Hillsborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
Hillsborough School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Leto High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is New Springs School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Essrig Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tampa New Springs School
    Charter School
    2410 East Busch Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33612
    (813)933-5025
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Tampa Essrig Elementary School
    13131 Lynn Rd
    Tampa , FL , 33624
    (813)975-7307
    1.6  mi  |  775  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Crestwood Elementary School
    7824 North Manhattan Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33614
    (813)872-5374
    2.1  mi  |  976  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Carrollwood Elementary School
    3516 Mcfarland Rd
    Tampa , FL , 33618
    (813)975-7640
    2.1  mi  |  717  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa Bellamy Elementary School
    9720 Wilsky Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33615
    (813)872-5387
    2.1  mi  |  755  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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