P. M. Wells Charter Academy

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2.33 5 1 (3 reviews)
P. M. Wells Charter Academy serves 628 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
P. M. Wells Charter Academy 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

P. M. Wells Charter Academy's student population of 628 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students628 students
This chart display total students of P. M. Wells Charter Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of P. M. Wells Charter Academy
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of P. M. Wells Charter Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of P. M. Wells Charter Academy by grade.

School Comparison

P. M. Wells Charter Academy 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 P. M. Wells Charter Academy is 0.38, 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
#1962 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of P. M. Wells Charter Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of P. M. Wells Charter Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of P. M. Wells Charter Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
78%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
8%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in P. M. Wells Charter Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.380.70
This chart display the diversity score of P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in P. M. Wells Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOsceola School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to P. M. Wells Charter Academy is New Beginnings Education Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Partin Settlement Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kissimmee Partin Settlement Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 882 students
    0.1 miles
    2434 Remington Blvd
    Kissimmee, FL 34744
    (407) 518-2000
    0.1 PK-5 882
  • Kissimmee Adult Learning Center Osceola

    1.3 miles
    2320 New Beginnings Rd
    Kissimmee, FL 34744
    (407) 518-8140
    1.3 n/a n/a
  • Kissimmee New Beginnings Education Center Alternative School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 227 students
    1.3 miles
    2599 West Vine St
    Kissimmee, FL 34741
    (407) 348-4466
    1.3 K-12 227
  • Kissimmee Zenith Accelerated Academy Alternative School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 538 students
    1.4 miles
    2218 E Irlo Bronson Memorial H
    Kissimmee, FL 34744
    (407) 846-3976
    1.4 8-12 538
  • Kissimmee Neptune Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,446 student
    1.5 miles
    2727 Neptune Rd
    Kissimmee, FL 34744
    (407) 935-3500
    1.5 6-8 1,446

School Reviews

  2.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
4  
Teachers give too much work and puts stress on my child. I would recommend another school.
- Posted by
1  
My child has been receiving an excessive amount of school work. They tell me that they're preparing them for high school, but my other child receives way less work than her.
- Posted by
2  
School is not good . Teachers are bad.
- Posted by

Review P. M. Wells Charter Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Entering high school is a big change and a big challenge. Take advice from high school teachers and fellow students to help you survive the transition.
Michelle Rhee's name seems to garner press as often as Education Secretary Arne Duncan, but Rhee has her equal share of critics and supporters. Learn about Rhee's controversial reforms and plans for revolutionizing education in this country.
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.