Ashton Elementary School serves 1,006 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ashton Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (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 87% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 1,006 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 30%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 89% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 87% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Ashton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Ashton Elementary School's student population of 1,006 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ashton Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Ashton Elementary School is 0.49, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#28 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ashton Elementary School's ranking?
Ashton Elementary School is ranked #28 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Ashton Elementary School?
1,006 students attend Ashton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Ashton Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ashton Elementary School?
Ashton Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Ashton Elementary School offer ?
Ashton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Ashton Elementary School part of?
Ashton Elementary School is part of Sarasota School District.
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