Maude Saunders Elementary School

416 John Baldwin Rd
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Maude Saunders Elementary School serves 580 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Maude Saunders 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 43% (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 49% (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 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Maude Saunders Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Maude Saunders Elementary School's student population of 580 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Maude Saunders 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 Maude Saunders Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#2451 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
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%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
65%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalton School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Maude Saunders Elementary School is Walton High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Walton Initiative For Success In Education (wise) (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Defuniak Springs Walton High School Math: 61% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 718 students
    0.4 miles
    449 Walton Rd
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
    (850) 892-1270
    0.4 9-12 718
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Initiative For Success In Education (wise) Alternative School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 141 students
    0.4 miles
    555 Walton Rd
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
    (850) 892-1111
    0.4 PK-12 141
  • Defuniak Springs Emerald Coast Technical College Vocational School

    1.1 miles
    761 N 20th St
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
    (850) 892-1240
    1.1 n/a n/a
  • Defuniak Springs West Defuniak Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 649 students
    1.9 miles
    815 Lincoln Ave
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850) 892-1250
    1.9 PK-5 649
  • Defuniak Springs Walton County Jail Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 14 students
    2.0 miles
    145 S Park St
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850) 892-1100
    2 6-12 14

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