Gulf Elementary School

3400 Sw 17th Pl
Cape Coral, FL 33914
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Gulf Elementary School serves 1,062 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Gulf Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gulf Elementary School's student population of 1,062 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,062 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Gulf Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Gulf Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#602 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
60%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gulf Elementary School is Ida S. Baker High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gulf Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cape Coral Gulf Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 780 students
    0.3 miles
    1809 Sw 36th Ter
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 549-0606
    0.3 6-8 780
  • Cape Coral Ida S. Baker High School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,824 student
    0.4 miles
    3500 Agualinda Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 458-6690
    0.4 9-12 1,824
  • Cape Coral Oasis Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 896 students
    0.8 miles
    3415 Oasis Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 542-1577
    0.8 PK-5 896
  • Cape Coral Oasis Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 728 students
    0.9 miles
    3519 Oasis Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 541-1167
    0.9 9-12 728
  • Cape Coral Oasis Charter Middle School Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 812 students
    0.9 miles
    3507 Oasis Blvd
    Cape Coral, FL 33914
    (239) 945-1999
    0.9 6-8 812

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