Ben Sheppard Elementary School

5700 W 24th Ave
Hialeah, FL 33016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ben Sheppard Elementary School serves 958 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (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 56% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ben Sheppard 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 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Ben Sheppard Elementary School's student population of 958 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Ben Sheppard 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 Ben Sheppard Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#1366 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
97%
33%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ben Sheppard Elementary School is Jose Marti Mast 6-12 Academy (0.1 miles away)
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