Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School

110 Leelon Rd
Lakeland, FL 33809
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School serves 525 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School's student population of 525 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Edgar L. Padgett 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1382 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
33%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
40%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart display 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 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 Edgar L. Padgett Elementary School is Lake Gibson Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lake Gibson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lakeland Lake Gibson Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,256 student
    0.5 miles
    6901 Socrum Loop Rd N
    Lakeland, FL 33809
    (863) 853-6151
    0.5 6-8 1,256
  • Lakeland Lake Gibson Senior High School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,816 student
    0.7 miles
    7007 Socrum Loop Rd N
    Lakeland, FL 33809
    (863) 853-6100
    0.7 9-12 1,816
  • Lakeland Wendell Watson Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
    1.8 miles
    6800 Walt Williams Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33809
    (863) 853-6060
    1.8 PK-5 841
  • Lakeland Dr. Ne Roberts Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 777 students
    1.9 miles
    6600 Green Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33810
    (863) 815-6633
    1.9 PK-5 777
  • Lakeland North Lakeland Elementary School Of Choice Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 666 students
    2.6 miles
    410 Robson St W
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    (863) 499-2850
    2.6 PK-5 666

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