Richard L. Sanders School

5025 76th Ave N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Richard L. Sanders School serves 56 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Richard L. Sanders 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 56 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Richard L. Sanders School's student population of 56 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
56 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Richard L. Sanders School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Richard L. Sanders School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3603 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
36%
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Black
39%
21%
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White
48%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
<50%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Richard L. Sanders School's ranking?
Richard L. Sanders School is ranked #3603 out of 3,655 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?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Richard L. Sanders School?
The graduation rate of Richard L. Sanders School is 50%, which is lower than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Richard L. Sanders School?
56 students attend Richard L. Sanders School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Richard L. Sanders School students are White, 39% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Richard L. Sanders School?
Richard L. Sanders School has a student ration of 3:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Richard L. Sanders School offer ?
Richard L. Sanders School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Richard L. Sanders School part of?
Richard L. Sanders School is part of Pinellas School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 56 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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