Abess Park Elementary School

12731 Abess Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Abess Park Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Abess Park Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Abess Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Abess Park Elementary School's student population of 560 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Abess Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Abess Park Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#857 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
36%
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Black
25%
21%
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White
41%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Abess Park Elementary School's ranking?
Abess Park Elementary School is ranked #857 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Abess Park Elementary School?
560 students attend Abess Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Abess Park Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Abess Park Elementary School?
Abess Park Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Abess Park Elementary School offer ?
Abess Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Abess Park Elementary School part of?
Abess Park Elementary School is part of Duval School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - Schools and District Offices closed
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
First day of school
August 12, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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