Deer Park Elementary School

11605 Citrus Park Dr
Tampa, FL 33626
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 889 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Deer Park Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 889 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 10% in FL
  • : 78% (Top 10%)
  • : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Deer Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Deer Park Elementary School's student population of 889 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
889 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Deer Park Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Deer Park Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#250 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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78%
48%
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75%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deer Park 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
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Asian
24%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
36%
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Black
4%
21%
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White
44%
36%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
This chart display the diversity score of Deer Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Deer Park Elementary School's ranking?
Deer Park Elementary School is ranked #250 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Deer Park Elementary School often compared to?
Deer Park Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bryant Elementary School, Westchase Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
78% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Deer Park Elementary School?
889 students attend Deer Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Deer Park Elementary School students are White, 24% of students are Asian, 23% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer Park Elementary School?
Deer Park Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Deer Park Elementary School offer ?
Deer Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Deer Park Elementary School part of?
Deer Park Elementary School is part of Hillsborough School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School/End of 4th Grading Period (End of 2nd Semester)
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break/Non-Student Days *
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break/Non-Student Days
March 17, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 889 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 78% (Top 10%)
  • : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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