Emerson Elementary School

8001 Sw 36th St
Miami, FL 33155
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 259 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Emerson Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher 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 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 259 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10% in FL
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Emerson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Emerson Elementary School's student population of 259 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
259 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Emerson Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.06, 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)
#321 out of 3704 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Emerson Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Emerson 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.
75-79%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Emerson 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.
50-59%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Emerson 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
1%
3%
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Hispanic
97%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
2%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.06
This chart displays the diversity score of Emerson 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
64%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Emerson 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
11%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Emerson Elementary School's ranking?
Emerson Elementary School is ranked #321 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Emerson Elementary School often compared to?
Emerson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Banyan Elementary School, David Fairchild Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Emerson Elementary School?
259 students attend Emerson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Emerson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Emerson Elementary School?
Emerson Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Emerson Elementary School offer ?
Emerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Emerson Elementary School part of?
Emerson Elementary School is part of Miami-Dade School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 259 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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