James Elementary School

  • James Elementary School serves 718 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 23% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • James 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 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • James Elementary School's student population of 718 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Elementary School is 0.33, 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#3415 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
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%
Hispanic
15%
32%
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Black
80%
22%
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White
3%
39%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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