Fort Caroline Elementary School

  • Fort Caroline Elementary School serves 624 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fort Caroline 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 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Fort Caroline Elementary School's student population of 624 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Caroline 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 Fort Caroline Elementary School is 0.45, 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#2422 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
33%
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Black
73%
22%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Caroline Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval 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
  • Jacksonville Fort Caroline Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    0.2 miles
    3787 University Club Blvd
    Jacksonville, FL 32277
    (904) 745-4927
    0.2 6-8 659
  • Jacksonville Grasp Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 1-8 | 336 students
    1.0 miles
    3101 Justina Road
    Jacksonville, FL 32277
    (904) 745-4909
    1.0 1-8 336
  • Jacksonville Pace Center For Girls-jax Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 61 students
    1.3 miles
    2933 University Blvd N
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 448-8002
    1.3 6-12 61
  • Jacksonville Lake Lucina Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    1.4 miles
    6527 Merrill Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32277
    (904) 745-4916
    1.4 PK-5 378
  • Jacksonville Don Brewer Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 525 students
    2.1 miles
    3385 Hartsfield Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32277
    (904) 745-4990
    2.1 3-5 525

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