Kingsford Elementary School

1400 Dean St
Mulberry, FL 33860
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Kingsford Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kingsford 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 53% (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 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) 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 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Kingsford Elementary School's student population of 622 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Kingsford 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 Kingsford Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#2212 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
62%
33%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
29%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kingsford Elementary School is Mulberry Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mulberry Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Purcell Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mulberry Purcell Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
    0.7 miles
    305 1st Ave Ne
    Mulberry, FL 33860
    (863) 701-1061
    0.7 PK-5 493
  • Mulberry Mulberry Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,160 student
    0.8 miles
    500 Dr Mlk Jr Ave Se
    Mulberry, FL 33860
    (863) 701-1066
    0.8 6-8 1,160
  • Mulberry Mulberry Senior High School Math: 53% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,127 student
    1.6 miles
    4 4th Circle Ne
    Mulberry, FL 33860
    (863) 701-1104
    1.6 9-12 1,127
  • Lakeland James W. Sikes Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 860 students
    4.0 miles
    2727 Shepherd Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33811
    (863) 648-3525
    4 PK-5 860
  • Lakeland Scott Lake Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 838 students
    5.2 miles
    1140 County Road 540a E
    Lakeland, FL 33813
    (863) 648-3520
    5.2 PK-5 838

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