Parkwood Heights Elementary School

1709 Lansdowne Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Parkwood Heights Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Parkwood Heights Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower 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 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Parkwood Heights Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Parkwood Heights 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 Parkwood Heights Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#2307 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
33%
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Black
58%
22%
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White
21%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkwood Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Parkwood Heights Elementary School is Terry Parker High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Arlington Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Terry Parker High School Math: 32% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,613 student
    0.2 miles
    7301 Parker School Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 720-1650
    0.2 9-12 1,613
  • Jacksonville Arlington Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 772 students
    0.3 miles
    8141 Lone Star Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 720-1680
    0.3 6-8 772
  • Jacksonville Amikids Jacksonville Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 45 students
    0.5 miles
    7801 Lone Star Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32206
    (904) 223-1121
    0.5 6-12 45
  • Jacksonville Lone Star High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
    0.8 miles
    8050-1 Lone Star Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 725-5998
    0.8 9-12 168
  • Jacksonville Somerset Academy-elementary Eagle Campus Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 99 students
    0.9 miles
    8711 Lone Star Rd
    Jacksonville, FL 32211
    (904) 551-3292
    0.9 K-5 99

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