Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School

  • Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School serves 420 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School's student population of 420 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Ben Hill Griffin Junior Elementary School is 0.60, 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#2612 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
47%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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