Polk City Elementary School

125 Bougainvillea Ave S
Polk City, FL 33868
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Polk City Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50% in FL
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Polk City Elementary School's student population of 570 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
570 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Polk City Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Polk City Elementary School is 0.48, 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)
#2553 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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41%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polk City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polk City 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.
35-39%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Polk City 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
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
25%
36%
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Black
3%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Polk City Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
68%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Polk City Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.48
This chart displays the diversity score of Polk City Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polk City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polk City Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Polk City Elementary School's ranking?
Polk City Elementary School is ranked #2553 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Polk City Elementary School?
570 students attend Polk City Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Polk City Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polk City Elementary School?
Polk City Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Polk City Elementary School offer ?
Polk City Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Polk City Elementary School part of?
Polk City Elementary School is part of Polk School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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