5110 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ashton Elementary School serves 1,006 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ashton Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 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).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,006 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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First Day of School for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day of School
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Ashton Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#95 out of 3628 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
56%
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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%
35%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
70%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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