Orange Center Elementary School

621 S Texas Ave
Orlando, FL 32805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Orange Center Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Orange Center Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Orange Center Elementary School's student population of 299 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
299 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Orange Center Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Orange Center Elementary School is 0.37, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#2079 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Orange Center Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Orange Center Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Orange Center 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
16:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Orange Center Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
78%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
3%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orange Center Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.37
This chart displays the diversity score of Orange Center Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Orange Center Elementary School 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
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orange Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Orange Center Elementary School's ranking?
Orange Center Elementary School is ranked #2079 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Orange Center Elementary School?
299 students attend Orange Center Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Orange Center Elementary School students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Orange Center Elementary School?
Orange Center Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Orange Center Elementary School offer ?
Orange Center Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Orange Center Elementary School part of?
Orange Center Elementary School is part of Orange School District.
In what neighborhood is Orange Center Elementary School located?
Orange Center Elementary School is located in the Southwest Orlando neighborhood of Orlando, FL. There are 17 other public schools located in Southwest Orlando.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
Presidents' Day/Teacher Non-Work Day Schools Closed/District Offices Open
February 17, 2025 (Monday)
Spring Break Schools Closed/District Offices Open
March 17, 2025 (Monday)
End of Fourth Marking Period/ Last Day of School
May 28, 2025 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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