Memorial Elementary School serves 864 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 35% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 864 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 74%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in FL
- Math Proficiency: 45% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Memorial Elementary School's student population of 864 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Memorial 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 Memorial Elementary School is 0.61, 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
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2380 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
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 Memorial Elementary School's ranking?
Memorial Elementary School is ranked #2380 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Memorial Elementary School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Memorial Elementary School?
864 students attend Memorial Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Memorial Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 15% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Memorial Elementary School?
Memorial Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Memorial Elementary School offer ?
Memorial Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Memorial Elementary School part of?
Memorial Elementary School is part of Desoto School District.
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Last Day of School (Events)
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
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