Mendez Exceptional Center

  • Mendez Exceptional Center serves 21 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mendez Exceptional Center 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 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mendez Exceptional Center's student population of 21 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mendez Exceptional Center 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 Mendez Exceptional Center 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#2125 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
38%
22%
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White
43%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Graduation Rate (13-14)<50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough 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 Mendez Exceptional Center is Carver Exceptional Center (0.5 miles away)
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