Bartow Elementary Academy

590 South Wilson Ave,

Bartow, FL, 33830-4747

Tel: (863)534-7410
Grades: KG-5

428 students

Bartow Elementary Academy serves 428 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 57%.
Bartow Elementary Academy operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 428 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 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 428 students
Bartow Elementary Academy Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 40% Male / 60%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Bartow Elementary Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bartow Elementary Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Bartow Elementary Academy Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
12%
28%
Bartow Elementary Academy Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
14%
23%
Bartow Elementary Academy Black (1988-2012)
White
67%
43%
Bartow Elementary Academy White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bartow Elementary Academy Sch Ethnicity Bartow Elementary Academy 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.
0.52 0.45
Bartow Elementary Academy Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
23%
49%
Bartow Elementary Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
8%
Bartow Elementary Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
160
23
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,989
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk 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 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 Students Grades
  • Bartow Bartow Senior High School
    1270 South Broadway Ave
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7400
    0.6  mi  |  1968  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bartow Jean O'dell Learning Center
    Special Education School
    1310 South Floral Ave
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7440
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Bartow Floral Avenue Elementary School
    1530 South Floral Ave
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7420
    0.8  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bartow Compass Middle Charter School
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    550 East Clower St
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)519-8701
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Bartow Bartow Middle School
    550 East Clower St
    Bartow , FL , 33830
    (863)534-7415
    0.9  mi  |  816  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Bartow, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Bartow is Jean O'dell Learning Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.