Biscayne Elementary School

  • Biscayne Elementary School serves 674 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Biscayne Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Biscayne Elementary School's student population of 674 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students674 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Biscayne Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Biscayne Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Biscayne Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Biscayne Elementary School is 0.30, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Biscayne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Biscayne 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Biscayne Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
83%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Biscayne Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
10%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Biscayne Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 Biscayne Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.300.46
This chart display the diversity score of Biscayne Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Biscayne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Biscayne Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Biscayne High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 187 students
    1.6 miles
    1680 Dunn Ave Ste 8, Ste 8
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)301-4367
    1.6 9-12 187
  • Jacksonville Highlands Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 802 students
    1.6 miles
    10913 Pine Estates Rd E
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)696-8771
    1.6 6-8 802
  • Jacksonville Youth Development Center Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 47 students
    1.6 miles
    3015 Parental Home Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32216
    (904)696-8771
    1.6 K-12 47
  • Jacksonville Garden City Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
    1.8 miles
    2814 Dunn Ave
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)924-3130
    1.8 K-5 478
  • Jacksonville Pine Estates Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
    1.8 miles
    10741 Pine Estates Rd E
    Jacksonville, FL 32218
    (904)696-8767
    1.8 PK-5 273

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