Medulla Elementary School

850 Schoolhouse Rd
Lakeland, FL 33813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Medulla Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Medulla 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 523 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Medulla Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Medulla Elementary School's student population of 523 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Medulla Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Medulla Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2238 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
36%
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Black
19%
21%
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White
33%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Medulla Elementary School's ranking?
Medulla Elementary School is ranked #2238 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Medulla Elementary School often compared to?
Medulla Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Valleyview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Medulla Elementary School?
523 students attend Medulla Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Medulla Elementary School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 19% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Medulla Elementary School?
Medulla Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Medulla Elementary School offer ?
Medulla Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Medulla Elementary School part of?
Medulla Elementary School is part of Polk School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 523 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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