Atwater Elementary School

  • Atwater Elementary School serves 712 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Atwater 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Atwater Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Atwater Elementary School's student population of 712 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students712 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atwater 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 Atwater 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#1146 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
33%
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Black
10%
22%
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White
64%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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