Perkins Elementary School

  • Perkins Elementary School serves 577 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Perkins Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Perkins Elementary School's student population of 577 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Perkins Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Perkins Elementary School is 0.64, 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#939 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
33%
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Black
42%
22%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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