Ponce De Leon Elementary School

  • Ponce De Leon Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ponce De Leon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ponce De Leon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Ponce De Leon Elementary School's student population of 293 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ponce De Leon 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 Ponce De Leon Elementary School is 0.21, 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#1941 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
33%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
89%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.210.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolmes 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 Ponce De Leon Elementary School is Ponce De Leon High School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ponce De Leon Ponce De Leon High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 300 students
    0.0 miles
    1477 Ammons Rd
    Ponce De Leon, FL 32455
    (850) 836-4242
    0.0 6-12 300
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Academy Inc. Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 159 students
    8.2 miles
    389 Dorsey Ave
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850) 892-3999
    8.2 6-12 159
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Virtual Franchise
    Grades: 1-12 | 4 students
    8.4 miles
    145 S Park St
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850) 892-1100
    8.4 1-12 4
  • Defuniak Springs Walton County Jail Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 14 students
    9.3 miles
    145 S Park St
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
    (850) 892-1100
    9.3 6-12 14
  • Defuniak Springs Walton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 653 students
    9.3 miles
    605 Bruce Ave
    Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
    (850) 892-1281
    9.3 6-8 653

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