Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School

4600 Challenger Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33966
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School serves 709 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ray V. Pottorf 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 48% (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 37% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School's student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

Ray V. Pottorf 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 Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#2669 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
37%
33%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
11%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.630.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School is Pace School For Girls (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Myers Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 973 students
    0.3 miles
    4750 Winkler Avenue Ext
    Fort Myers, FL 33966
    (239) 334-1357
    0.3 6-8 973
  • Fort Myers Colonial Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 807 students
    1.7 miles
    3800 Schoolhouse Rd E
    Fort Myers, FL 33916
    (239) 939-2242
    1.7 PK-5 807
  • Fort Myers Pace School For Girls Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 56 students
    1.8 miles
    3800 Evans Ave
    Fort Myers, FL 33901
    (239) 425-2366
    1.8 6-12 56
  • Fort Myers Price Halfway House Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 27 students
    1.9 miles
    2515 Ortiz Ave
    Fort Myers, FL 33905
    (239) 332-2063
    1.9 6-12 27
  • Fort Myers Southwest Florida Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 53 students
    1.9 miles
    2525 Ortiz Ave
    Fort Myers, FL 33905
    (239) 332-6927
    1.9 6-12 53

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