Mater Academy

  • Mater Academy serves 1,108 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Mater Academy's student population of 1,108 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 63% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,108 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mater Academy
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mater Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mater Academy is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. 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#300 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mater Academy 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)
70%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mater Academy 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 Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
98%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mater Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mater Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mater Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mater Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.040.46
This chart display the diversity score of Mater Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mater Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mater Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 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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