Dante B. Fascell Elementary School

  • Dante B. Fascell Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (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 65% (which is higher 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 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Dante B. Fascell Elementary School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dante B. Fascell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dante B. Fascell Elementary School is 0.13, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#388 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dante B. Fascell 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)
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dante B. Fascell 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dante B. Fascell Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dante B. Fascell Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
93%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dante B. Fascell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dante B. Fascell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dante B. Fascell 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
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dante B. Fascell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dante B. Fascell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.130.46
This chart display the diversity score of Dante B. Fascell 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
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dante B. Fascell 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
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dante B. Fascell 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 NameDade School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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