Ashton Elementary School

5110 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Ashton Elementary School serves 1,030 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 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,030 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • 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

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ashton Elementary School's student population of 1,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,030 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#28 out of 3655 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
36%
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Black
2%
21%
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White
71%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 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 schools are Ashton Elementary School often compared to?
Ashton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lakeview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
1,030 students attend Ashton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Ashton Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 1,030 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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