Lake Gem Elementary School

  • Lake Gem Elementary School serves 714 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lake Gem 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lake Gem Elementary School's student population of 714 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students714 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lake Gem Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Gem Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Gem Elementary School is 0.34, 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 (16-17)#2562 out of 3650 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Gem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Gem 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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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Gem Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
80%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lake Gem Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
5%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake Gem Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Gem Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.340.70
This chart display the diversity score of Lake Gem Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Gem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Gem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Lake Gem Elementary School is Devereux Treatment Program (1.4 miles away)
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