Perkins Elementary School

2205 18th Ave S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Perkins Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is equal to the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Top 50% in FL
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Perkins Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Perkins Elementary School's student population of 542 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
542 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Perkins Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Perkins Elementary School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (FL)
#1557 out of 3704 schools
(Top 50%)
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54%
52%
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52%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perkins 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Perkins Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
36%
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Black
53%
21%
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White
31%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Perkins Elementary School's ranking?
Perkins Elementary School is ranked #1557 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Perkins Elementary School often compared to?
Perkins Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like James B. Sanderlin K-8 by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Perkins Elementary School?
542 students attend Perkins Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Perkins Elementary School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Perkins Elementary School?
Perkins Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Perkins Elementary School offer ?
Perkins Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Perkins Elementary School part of?
Perkins Elementary School is part of Pinellas School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School!
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
First day of school for students
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
Last day for all students. End of fourth quarter. Students will be released two hours early.
May 29, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 542 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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