Alta Vista Elementary School

1050 S Euclid Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Alta Vista Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Alta Vista Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Alta Vista Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 589 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Alta Vista Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#981 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
33%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
20%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alta Vista Elementary School is Sarasota High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Suncoast School For Innovative Studies (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota Suncoast School For Innovative Studies Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 389 students
    0.3 miles
    845 S School Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 952-5277
    0.3 PK-8 389
  • Sarasota Sarasota High School Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,117 students
    0.5 miles
    2155 Bahia Vista St
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 955-0181
    0.5 9-12 2,117
  • Sarasota Tuttle Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
    1.3 miles
    2863 8th St
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6433
    1.3 PK-5 735
  • Sarasota Southside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
    1.4 miles
    1901 Webber St
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 361-6420
    1.4 PK-5 767
  • Sarasota Brookside Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 752 students
    1.6 miles
    3636 S Shade Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34239
    (941) 361-6472
    1.6 6-8 752

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