Morningside Elementary School

2300 Se Gowin Dr
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Morningside Elementary School serves 576 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Morningside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Morningside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Morningside Elementary School's student population of 576 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students576 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Morningside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Morningside Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#708 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
33%
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Black
13%
22%
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White
49%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Lucie School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morningside Elementary School is Port St. Lucie High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Southport Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Saint Lucie Southport Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
    0.3 miles
    2420 Se Morningside Blvd
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
    (772) 337-5900
    0.3 6-8 810
  • Port Saint Lucie Savanna Ridge Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    1.2 miles
    6801 Se Lennard Rd
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
    (772) 460-3050
    1.2 PK-5 522
  • Port Saint Lucie Mariposa Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 699 students
    1.4 miles
    2620 Se Mariposa Ave
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
    (772) 337-5960
    1.4 PK-5 699
  • Port Saint Lucie Port St. Lucie High School Magnet School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,694 student
    2.2 miles
    1201 Se Jaguar Ln
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
    (772) 337-6770
    2.2 9-12 1,694
  • Port Saint Lucie Village Green Environmental Studies School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 543 students
    2.4 miles
    1700 Se Lennard Rd
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952
    (772) 337-6750
    2.4 PK-5 543

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