Colonial Drive Elementary School

  • Colonial Drive Elementary School serves 302 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Colonial Drive Elementary School's student population of 302 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colonial Drive Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colonial Drive Elementary School is 0.55, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2434 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
32%
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Black
50%
22%
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White
3%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colonial Drive Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.550.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDADE School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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