Banyan Elementary School

  • Banyan Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Banyan Elementary School's student population of 630 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Banyan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Banyan Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1897 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Banyan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
32%
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Black
63%
22%
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White
11%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Banyan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.550.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Banyan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBROWARD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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