4600 Challenger Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33966
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
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 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Memorial Day (Schools Closed)
May 30, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day for School for Students
June 02, 2022 (Thursday)
Last day of School for Teachers
June 03, 2022 (Friday)
Teachers First Day
August 02, 2022 (Tuesday)
Students First Day
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Ray V. Pottorf Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2114 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
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
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 30%)

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