Richard L. Sanders School

  • Richard L. Sanders School serves 68 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Richard L. Sanders School's student population of 68 students has declined by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richard L. Sanders School's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richard L. Sanders School is 0.51, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3375 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
32%
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Black
64%
22%
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White
28%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.510.70
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Graduation Rate<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePINELLAS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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