Edith I. Starke Elementary School

730 S Parsons Ave
Deland, FL 32720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Edith I. Starke Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edith I. Starke Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Edith I. Starke Elementary School's student population of 303 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
303 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Edith I. Starke 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 Edith I. Starke Elementary School is 0.67, 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)
#2519 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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50-54%
52%
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25-29%
52%
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45-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
33%
36%
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Black
44%
21%
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White
19%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edith I. Starke Elementary School's ranking?
Edith I. Starke Elementary School is ranked #2519 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Edith I. Starke Elementary School often compared to?
Edith I. Starke Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodward Avenue Elementary School, Blue Lake Elementary School, Citrus Grove Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Edith I. Starke Elementary School?
303 students attend Edith I. Starke Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Edith I. Starke Elementary School students are Black, 33% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edith I. Starke Elementary School?
Edith I. Starke Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Edith I. Starke Elementary School offer ?
Edith I. Starke Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Edith I. Starke Elementary School part of?
Edith I. Starke Elementary School is part of Volusia School District.
In what neighborhood is Edith I. Starke Elementary School located?
Edith I. Starke Elementary School is located in the South Clara Highlands neighborhood of Deland, FL.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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