Memorial Elementary School

851 E Hickory St
Arcadia, FL 34266
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Memorial Elementary School serves 929 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
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 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Memorial 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 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Memorial Elementary School's student population of 929 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students929 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Memorial 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 Memorial Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#2915 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)
35%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
51%
33%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
27%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDesoto 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 Memorial Elementary School is Desoto Virtual Franchise (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arcadia Desoto Virtual Franchise
    Grades: K-12
    0.5 miles
    494 N Manatee Ave
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863) 494-0261
    0.5 K-12 n/a
  • Arcadia Hospital And Homebound Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 2 students
    0.5 miles
    494 N Manatee Ave
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863) 494-0261
    0.5 K-12 2
  • Arcadia Reduced Services Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 student
    0.5 miles
    494 N Manatee Ave
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863) 494-0261
    0.5 K-12 1
  • Arcadia Desoto Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,098 student
    0.7 miles
    420 E Gibson St
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863) 494-4133
    0.7 6-8 1,098
  • Arcadia Desoto Alternative Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 58 students
    0.8 miles
    930 E Cypress St
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863) 494-0377
    0.8 K-12 58

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