Lake Orienta Elementary School

Lake Orienta Elementary School serves 656 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Lake Orienta Elementary School operates within the Seminole School District.

Overview

The student population of 656 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 656 students
Lake Orienta Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Lake Orienta Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lake Orienta Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more 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 21:1 15:1
Lake Orienta Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Lake Orienta Elementary School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
39%
28%
Lake Orienta Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
23%
23%
Lake Orienta Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
32%
43%
Lake Orienta Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Lake Orienta Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lake Orienta 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.
0.70 0.69
Lake Orienta Elementary School 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.
62%
49%
Lake Orienta Elementary School 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.
11%
8%
Lake Orienta Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 74,984 students has grown by 15% over five years.
School District Name Seminole School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
20
Number of Students Managed 74,984 9,762
Seminole School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $581 MM $138 MM
Seminole School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $601 MM $159 MM
Seminole School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,941 $13,793
Seminole School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,262 $15,882
Seminole 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 Endeavor School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Endeavor School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Sybelia Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Maitland Lake Sybelia Elementary School
    600 Sandspur Rd
    Maitland , FL , 32751
    (407)623-1445
    1.1  mi  |  618  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lake Mary Endeavor School
    Special Education School
    3010 Old Lake Mary Rd
    Lake Mary , FL , 32746
    (407)320-3350
    Special Education School
    1.7  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Fern Park English Estates Elementary School
    299 Oxford Rd
    Fern Park , FL , 32730
    (407)746-2850
    1.8  mi  |  764  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Maitland Maitland Middle School
    1901 Choctaw Trail
    Maitland , FL , 32751
    (407)623-1462
    1.8  mi  |  1043  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Maitland Dommerich Elementary School
    1900 Choctaw Trail
    Maitland , FL , 32751
    (407)623-1407
    1.8  mi  |  611  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.