Park Elementary School

3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
327 E Palmetto St
Avon Park, FL 33825
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Park Elementary School serves 517 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 42% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Park Elementary School 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 student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Park Elementary School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Park Elementary School 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 Park 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
#2573 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
43%
33%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
36%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighlands School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Park Elementary School is Avon Park High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Avon Park Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Avon Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school has wonderful teachers but the administration, mainly the principal, is horrifically incompetent. Lying to parents is prevalent, and disregard for state statutes is commonplace. The test scores are very deceiving as the school retains children in lower grade levels at an alarming rate.
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I was going to move into the area and wanted to know how the school program layout is for my five year old
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