Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School

  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School serves 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School's student population of 356 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kelsey L. Pharr Elementary School is 0.51, 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 School Rank#1814 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
47%
33%
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Black
52%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Diversity Score0.510.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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