Fern Creek Elementary School

Fern Creek Elementary School serves 362 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Fern Creek Elementary School operates within the Orange School District.

Overview

The student population of 362 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 362 students
Fern Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Fern Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Fern Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Fern Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Fern Creek Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
28%
Fern Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
43%
23%
Fern Creek Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
27%
42%
Fern Creek Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Fern Creek 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.
0.69 0.45
Fern Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
90%
51%
Fern Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
4%
7%
Fern Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 190,155 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
255
22
Number of Students Managed 190,155 9,797
Orange School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,811 MM $138 MM
District Spending $1,837 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,511 $13,793
Orange School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,663 $15,882
Orange School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Florida Leadership Academy Charter (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Howard Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillcrest Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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    Magnet School
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    (407)245-1770
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  • OrlandoHoward Middle School
    Magnet School
    800 East Robinson St
    OrlandoFL 32801
    (407)245-1780
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 918 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • OrlandoCentral Florida Leadership Academy Charter
    Charter School
    427 North Primrose Dr
    OrlandoFL 32803
    (407)480-2352
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 160 students | Gr. 6-12                      
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    Charter School
    135 North Magnolia Ave
    OrlandoFL 32801
    (407)246-0900
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    1.5 mi | 218 students | Gr. KG-8                      
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    Charter School
    2113 East South St
    OrlandoFL 32803
    (407)898-7228
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    1.6 mi | 229 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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