Medulla Elementary School

  • Medulla Elementary School serves 681 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 48% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Medulla Elementary School's student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Medulla 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 Medulla Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to 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#2013 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Medulla Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
17%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Medulla Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
38%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Medulla Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.700.70
This chart display the diversity score of Medulla 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
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Medulla Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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