Memorial Elementary School

  • Memorial Elementary School serves 991 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Memorial Elementary School's student population of 991 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students991 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Memorial Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Memorial Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Memorial Elementary School is 0.62, which is more 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#2650 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Memorial Elementary School 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 Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
53%
32%
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Black
16%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
28%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Memorial Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.620.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Memorial Elementary School 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Memorial 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 NameDesoto School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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
    530 Lasolona Ave Ave
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863)494-4222
    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)993-1333
    0.5 K-12 2
  • Arcadia Reduced Services Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 1 students
    0.5 miles
    494 N Manatee Ave
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863)993-1333
    0.5 K-12 1
  • Arcadia Desoto Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1100 students
    0.7 miles
    420 E Gibson St
    Arcadia, FL 34266
    (863)494-4133
    0.7 6-8 1100
  • 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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