Emma E. Booker Elementary School

  • Emma E. Booker Elementary School serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Emma E. Booker Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Emma E. Booker Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Emma E. Booker Elementary School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emma E. Booker Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Emma E. Booker Elementary School is 0.59, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3091 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
59%
22%
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White
9%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSarasota School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sarasota Booker Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 789 students
    0.4 miles
    2250 Myrtle St
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    (941) 359-5824
    0.4 6-8 789
  • Sarasota Booker High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,234 student
    1.0 miles
    3201 N Orange Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    (941) 355-2967
    1.0 9-12 1,234
  • Sarasota Children First Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 32 students
    1.1 miles
    1723 N Orange Ave
    Sarasota, FL 34234
    (941) 953-3877
    1.1 PK 32
  • Sarasota Tuttle Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
    1.3 miles
    2863 8th St
    Sarasota, FL 34237
    (941) 361-6433
    1.3 PK-5 735
  • Sarasota Gocio Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
    1.5 miles
    3450 Gocio Rd
    Sarasota, FL 34235
    (941) 361-6405
    1.5 PK-5 643

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