Mendez Exceptional Center (Closed 2021)

2934 E Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33610
Serving 11 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Mendez Exceptional Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was lower than the Florida state average of 59%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Florida state average of 56%).
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 was lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 82% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
11 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (FL)
(18-19)
<50%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mendez Exceptional Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
<50%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mendez Exceptional Center 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
27%
36%
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Black
55%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mendez Exceptional Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
18%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
0.60
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(13-14)
<50%
78%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mendez Exceptional Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mendez Exceptional Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 59% FL state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mendez Exceptional Center?
The graduation rate of Mendez Exceptional Center is 50%, which is lower than the Florida state average of 78%.
How many students attend Mendez Exceptional Center?
11 students attend Mendez Exceptional Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Mendez Exceptional Center students are Black, 27% of students are Hispanic, and 18% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mendez Exceptional Center?
Mendez Exceptional Center has a student ration of 3:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Mendez Exceptional Center offer ?
Mendez Exceptional Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Mendez Exceptional Center part of?
Mendez Exceptional Center is part of Hillsborough School District.

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