Doris A. Sanders Learning Center

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Doris A. Sanders Learning Center serves 109 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Doris A. Sanders Learning Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center's student population of 109 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students109 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is 0.66, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3571 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
33%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
49%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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Graduation Rate
<50%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Doris A. Sanders Learning Center is Polk Full Time Eschool (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crystal Lake Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Combee Academy Of Design And Engineering (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lakeland Combee Academy Of Design And Engineering Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
    0.3 miles
    2805 Morgan Combee Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863) 499-2960
    0.3 PK-5 697
  • Lakeland Crystal Lake Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.7 miles
    700 Galvin Dr
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863) 499-2966
    1.7 PK-5 480
  • Lakeland Crystal Lake Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
    2.2 miles
    2410 Crystal Lake Dr N
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863) 499-2970
    2.2 6-8 906
  • Lakeland Polk Full Time Eschool
    Grades: K-12 | 92 students
    2.3 miles
    900 Lowry Ave
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863) 665-4538
    2.3 K-12 92
  • Lakeland Lakeland Montessori School House Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 102 students
    2.4 miles
    1124 Lake Parker Ave N
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    (863) 413-0003
    2.4 K-6 102

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