Driftwood Elementary School

  • Driftwood Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (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 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Driftwood Elementary School's student population of 537 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students537 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Driftwood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Driftwood Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Driftwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Driftwood Elementary School is 0.62, 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#2015 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Driftwood 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)
50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Driftwood 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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American Indian
7%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Driftwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
58%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Driftwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Driftwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
11%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Driftwood 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
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Driftwood 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 Driftwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.620.46
This chart display the diversity score of Driftwood 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
73%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Driftwood 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
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Driftwood 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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