Richey Elementary School

6850 Madison St
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Richey Elementary School serves 619 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Richey 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 43% (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 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) 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 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Richey Elementary School's student population of 619 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students619 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Richey 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 Richey Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#2628 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
33%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
56%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasco 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 Richey Elementary School is Achieve Center Of Pasco (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Port Richey Achieve Center Of Pasco Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 48 students
    0.1 miles
    6807 Madison St
    New Port Richey, FL 34652
    (727) 774-1700
    0.1 6-12 48
  • New Port Richey Gulf Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 897 students
    1.1 miles
    6419 Louisiana Ave
    New Port Richey, FL 34653
    (727) 774-8000
    1.1 6-8 897
  • Port Richey Learning Lodge Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 238 students
    1.1 miles
    5844 Pine Hill Rd
    Port Richey, FL 34668
    (727) 389-0067
    1.1 K-5 238
  • New Port Richey Schwettman Education Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 70 students
    1.2 miles
    5520 Grand Blvd
    New Port Richey, FL 34652
    (727) 774-0002
    1.2 6-12 70
  • New Port Richey Pace Center For Girls Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
    1.3 miles
    7619 Little Road
    New Port Richey, FL 34654
    (727) 849-1901
    1.3 6-12 55

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