Polk City Elementary School

125 Bougainvillea Ave S
Polk City, FL 33868
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Polk City Elementary School serves 502 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Polk City 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 45% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Polk City Elementary School's student population of 502 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Polk City 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 Polk City Elementary School is 0.43, 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
#2212 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
20%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
73%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Polk City Elementary School is Polk Pre-collegiate Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Berkley Accelerated Middle School (2.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburndale Berkley Accelerated Middle School Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 475 students
    2.7 miles
    5316 Berkley Rd
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 984-2400
    2.7 6-8 475
  • Auburndale Polk Pre-collegiate Academy Charter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-10 | 122 students
    2.7 miles
    5316 Berkley Rd
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 984-2443
    2.7 9-10 122
  • Auburndale Berkley Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 696 students
    2.8 miles
    5240 Berkley Rd
    Auburndale, FL 33823
    (863) 968-5024
    2.8 PK-5 696
  • Lakeland Wendell Watson Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
    7.4 miles
    6800 Walt Williams Rd
    Lakeland, FL 33809
    (863) 853-6060
    7.4 PK-5 841
  • Lake Alfred Discovery Academy Of Lake Alfred Charter School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 956 students
    7.5 miles
    1000 Buena Vista Dr N
    Lake Alfred, FL 33850
    (863) 295-5955
    7.5 6-8 956

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