Folsom Elementary School

  • Folsom Elementary School serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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.
  • Folsom 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 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Folsom Elementary School's student population of 506 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Folsom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Folsom 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2993 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
41%
22%
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White
23%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Folsom Elementary School is Acts (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Thonotosassa Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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