Gulfport Montessori Elementary School

  • Gulfport Montessori Elementary School serves 618 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 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 31% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gulfport Montessori 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% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Gulfport Montessori Elementary School's student population of 618 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gulfport Montessori 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 Gulfport Montessori 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#3123 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
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
11%
33%
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Black
62%
22%
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White
23%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas 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 Gulfport Montessori Elementary School is Disston Academy (0.7 miles away)
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The Gulfport Montessori Elementary magnet program is wonderful program. It is a "school within a school" in which the students are taught by Montessori trained teachers. The Montessori method is extremely effective, and the teachers my son has had have been uniformly excellent. My son has flourished academically, making significant growth and math and reading, while also receiving the character education, science lessons, and lessons about the world that the Montessori method is known for.
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