Alturas Elementary School

420 4th St
Alturas, FL 33820
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Alturas Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alturas 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Alturas Elementary School's student population of 362 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Alturas Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Alturas Elementary School is 0.55, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1530 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
28%
33%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
61%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Alturas Elementary School is Sheriff's Youth Villa (5.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bartow Sheriff's Youth Villa Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12
    5.5 miles
    3350 State Road 60 E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 533-0371
    5.5 5-12 n/a
  • Winter Haven Chain Of Lakes Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,103 student
    6.1 miles
    7001 State Highway 653
    Winter Haven, FL 33884
    (863) 326-5388
    6.1 PK-5 1,103
  • Bartow Bartow Youth Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 29 students
    6.5 miles
    2415 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 499-2954
    6.5 6-12 29
  • Bartow Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 52 students
    6.6 miles
    2390 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3820
    6.6 5-12 52
  • Bartow Polk Halfway House Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 24 students
    6.7 miles
    2145 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3611
    6.7 5-12 24

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