Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School

110 Leelon Rd
Lakeland, FL 33809
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School's student population of 503 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
503 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2484 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edgar L. Padgett 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 2021-22 school year data.
40%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edgar L. Padgett 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 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
24%
21%
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White
39%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.69
This chart displays the diversity score of Edgar L. Padgett 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
68%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School's ranking?
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School is ranked #2484 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School often compared to?
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Combee Of Design And Engineering, Socrum Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School?
503 students attend Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School?
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School offer ?
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School part of?
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School is part of Polk School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 503 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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