Ortega Elementary School

  • Ortega Elementary School serves 328 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Ortega Elementary School's student population of 328 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ortega Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ortega Elementary School is 0.70, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2273 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ortega 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
32%
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Black
42%
22%
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White
31%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ortega Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.700.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ortega Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDUVAL School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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