Jackson Elementary School

502 E Gilchrist St
Plant City, FL 33563
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Jackson Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jackson 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 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 32% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) 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 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Jackson Elementary School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Jackson 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 Jackson 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
#3091 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)
32%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
54%
33%
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Black
25%
22%
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White
18%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 to Jackson Elementary School is Simmons Career Center (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marshall Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary Magnet School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plant City Lincoln Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 450 students
    0.7 miles
    1207 E Renfro St
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9329
    0.7 PK-5 450
  • Plant City Marshall Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 868 students
    0.7 miles
    18 S Maryland Ave
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9360
    0.7 6-8 868
  • Plant City Wilson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    0.7 miles
    702 W English St
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9307
    0.7 PK-5 362
  • Plant City Burney Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    0.9 miles
    901 S Evers St
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 707-7334
    0.9 PK-5 338
  • Plant City Advantage Academy Middle School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 152 students
    1.3 miles
    350 W Prosser Dr
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 567-0801
    1.3 6-8 152

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