Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School

  • Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 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 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School's student population of 482 students has grown by 42% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School is 0.68, 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 School Rank#1608 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
33%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
35%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Pershing Pine Castle Elementary School is Esteem Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winter Garden Esteem Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 26 students
    0.8 miles
    12301 Warrior Rd
    Winter Garden, FL 34787
    (407)521-2358
    0.8 6-12 26
  • Orlando Hospital Homebound Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 99 students
    0.8 miles
    3130 Edgewater Dr
    Orlando, FL 32804
    (407)317-3909
    0.8 PK-12 99
  • Orlando Juvenile Detention Alternative School
    Grades: K-12 | 111 students
    0.8 miles
    2800 S Bumby Ave
    Orlando, FL 32806
    (407)897-2800
    0.8 K-12 111
  • Orlando Village Alternative School
    Grades: 4-12 | 18 students
    1.0 miles
    1718 E Michigan St
    Orlando, FL 32806
    (407)836-7627
    1.0 4-12 18
  • Orlando Blankner K-8
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,029 student
    1.3 miles
    2500 S Mills Ave
    Orlando, FL 32806
    (407)245-1720
    1.3 PK-8 1,029

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