Biscayne Gardens Elementary School

560 Nw 151st St
Miami, FL 33169
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Biscayne Gardens Elementary School serves 528 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 52% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Biscayne Gardens 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Biscayne Gardens Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Biscayne Gardens Elementary School's student population of 528 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Biscayne Gardens 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 Biscayne Gardens Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#1314 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
83%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 to Biscayne Gardens Elementary School is Aspira Raul Arnaldo Martinez Charter School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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