Doris A. Sanders Learning Center

  • Doris A. Sanders Learning Center serves 115 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Doris A. Sanders Learning Center's student population of 115 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students115 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Doris A. Sanders Learning Center's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is 0.65, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Doris A. Sanders Learning Center 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)≤5%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Doris A. Sanders Learning Center 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 Ratio7:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
21%
32%
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Black
24%
22%
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White
50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Doris A. Sanders Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Doris A. Sanders Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.650.46
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Graduation Rate<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Doris A. Sanders Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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