Biscayne Elementary School

  • Biscayne Elementary School serves 715 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Biscayne 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 bottom 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 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Biscayne Elementary School's student population of 715 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students715 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Biscayne 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Biscayne Elementary School is 0.25, 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 School Rank#1550 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
33%
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Black
86%
22%
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White
9%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Biscayne Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.250.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  • Jacksonville Biscayne High School Alternative School
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    (904)301-4367
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  • Jacksonville Highlands Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 817 students
    1.6 miles
    10913 Pine Estates Rd E
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    (904)696-8771
    1.6 6-8 817
  • Jacksonville Youth Development Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 41 students
    1.6 miles
    3015 Parental Home Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32216
    (904)696-8771
    1.6 K-12 41
  • Jacksonville Garden City Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    1.8 miles
    2814 Dunn Ave
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)924-3130
    1.8 PK-5 430
  • Jacksonville Pine Estates Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 277 students
    1.8 miles
    10741 Pine Estates Rd E
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)696-8767
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