Alta Vista Elementary School

1050 S Euclid Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Alta Vista Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alta Vista Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (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 49% (which is lower 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 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Alta Vista Elementary School's student population of 473 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Alta Vista Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Alta Vista Elementary School is 0.71, 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
#1565 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
36%
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Black
23%
21%
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White
25%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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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 Alta Vista Elementary School's ranking?
Alta Vista Elementary School is ranked #1565 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Alta Vista Elementary School often compared to?
Alta Vista Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ashton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Alta Vista Elementary School?
473 students attend Alta Vista Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Alta Vista Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 23% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alta Vista Elementary School?
Alta Vista Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Alta Vista Elementary School offer ?
Alta Vista Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Alta Vista Elementary School part of?
Alta Vista Elementary School is part of Sarasota School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 473 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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