Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School

  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School's student population of 357 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2434 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
39%
32%
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Black
59%
22%
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White
2%
39%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.500.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDADE School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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