Gibbons Street Elementary School

1860 Gibbons St E
Bartow, FL 33830
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Gibbons Street Elementary School serves 228 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gibbons Street 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Gibbons Street Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Gibbons Street Elementary School's student population of 228 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Gibbons Street 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 Gibbons Street Elementary School is 0.62, 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
#3126 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
24%
33%
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Black
53%
22%
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White
22%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gibbons Street Elementary School is Polk Halfway House (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bartow Polk Halfway House Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 24 students
    0.3 miles
    2145 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3611
    0.3 5-12 24
  • Bartow Polk County Sheriffs Regional Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 52 students
    0.4 miles
    2390 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 519-3820
    0.4 5-12 52
  • Bartow Union Academy Magnet School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 419 students
    0.5 miles
    1795 Wabash St E
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7435
    0.5 6-8 419
  • Bartow Bartow Youth Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 29 students
    0.6 miles
    2415 Bob Phillips Rd
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 499-2954
    0.6 6-12 29
  • Bartow Bartow Elementary Academy Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
    1.1 miles
    590 Wilson Ave S
    Bartow, FL 33830
    (863) 534-7410
    1.1 K-5 464

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