Florence Elementary School

4621 Gleneagle St
Mesquite, TX 75150
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Florence Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Florence Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Florence Elementary School's student population of 654 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Florence Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Florence Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4049 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
62%
52%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
16%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesquite Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Florence Elementary School is Pioneer Technology (ptaa) Greenville Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Iltexas - East Fort Worth Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Iltexas - East Fort Worth Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Worth Iltexas - East Fort Worth Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 859 students
    0.1 miles
    5901 Boca Raton Blvd
    Fort Worth, TX 76112
    (972) 479-9078
    0.1 K-5 859
  • Fort Worth Iltexas - East Fort Worth Middle School Charter School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
    0.1 miles
    5901 Boca Raton Blvd
    Fort Worth, TX 76112
    (972) 479-9078
    0.1 6-8 307
  • Mesquite Shands Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 825 students
    0.5 miles
    4836 Shands Dr
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 290-4020
    0.5 K-6 825
  • Mesquite Vanston Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 805 students
    0.6 miles
    3230 Karla Dr
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 882-5801
    0.6 7-8 805
  • Mesquite Lanny Frasier Middle School

    0.9 miles
    3819 Towne Crossing Blvd
    Mesquite, TX 75150
    (972) 288-6411
    0.9 n/a n/a

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