Calusa Elementary School

  • Calusa Elementary School serves 1,102 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (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 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Calusa Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Calusa Elementary School's student population of 1,102 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,102 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Calusa Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Calusa Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Calusa Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Calusa Elementary School is 0.56, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#156 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calusa 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)
78%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calusa 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Calusa Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Calusa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Calusa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Calusa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
61%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Calusa 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%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Calusa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Calusa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.560.70
This chart display the diversity score of Calusa 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
26%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Calusa 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 Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calusa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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