Florida Mesa Elementary School

  • Florida Mesa Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Florida Mesa Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado 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 14:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Florida Mesa Elementary School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Florida Mesa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Florida Mesa Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#1490 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Florida Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:117:1
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American Indian
7%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Florida Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Florida Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
66%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.60
This chart display the diversity score of Florida Mesa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida Mesa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurango School District No. 9-R School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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