Bartow Elementary Academy

590 Wilson Ave South

Bartow, FL 33830-4747

Grades: KG-5

464 students

Bartow Elementary Academy serves 464 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Bartow Elementary Academy operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 464 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 40% Male / 60%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Bartow Elementary Academy Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bartow Elementary Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 15:1 15:1
Bartow Elementary Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Bartow Elementary Academy Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
13%
28%
Bartow Elementary Academy Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
15%
23%
Bartow Elementary Academy Black Students (1988-2013)
White
67%
42%
Bartow Elementary Academy White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Bartow Elementary Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bartow Elementary Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.45
Bartow Elementary Academy 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.
23%
51%
Bartow Elementary Academy 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.
9%
7%
Bartow Elementary Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,336 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,668 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,270 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
22
Number of Students Managed 107,336 9,797
Polk School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk School District 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 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
    1270 Broadway Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7400
    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2030 students                      
  • BartowJean O'dell Learning Center
    Special Education School
    1310 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7440
    Special Education School

    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 64 students                      
  • BartowFloral Avenue Elementary School
    1530 Floral Ave South
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 538 students                      
  • BartowBartow Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    550 Clower St East
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)534-7415
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 849 students                      
  • BartowCompass Middle Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    550 Clower St East
    BartowFL 33830
    (863)519-8701
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 163 students                      

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