Fessenden Elementary School

4200 Nw 89th Pl
Ocala, FL 34482
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 382 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Fessenden 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 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% 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: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Fessenden Elementary School's student population of 382 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
382 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Fessenden 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 Fessenden 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2639 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Fessenden Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fessenden 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.
35-39%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fessenden 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.
20-24%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Fessenden 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
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
35%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Fessenden Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
32%
21%
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White
29%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fessenden Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.70
This chart displays the diversity score of Fessenden 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
76%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fessenden 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
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fessenden 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 Fessenden Elementary School's ranking?
Fessenden Elementary School is ranked #2639 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Fessenden Elementary School often compared to?
Fessenden Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Anthony Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Fessenden Elementary School?
382 students attend Fessenden Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Fessenden Elementary School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are Black, 29% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fessenden Elementary School?
Fessenden Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Fessenden Elementary School offer ?
Fessenden Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Fessenden Elementary School part of?
Fessenden Elementary School is part of Marion School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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