Cypress Elementary School

  • Cypress Elementary School serves 768 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Cypress Elementary School's student population of 768 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cypress Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cypress Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2877 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cypress 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cypress 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
51%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
41%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cypress Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.570.70
This chart display the diversity score of Cypress Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cypress Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Attempted to send my kids to this school, I took them out. This school should be considered an ESOL school. The neighborhoods are bad, and the parents of the good neighborhoods refuse to send their children there. It's very frustrating not being zoned for a decent school.
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