Sabal Palm Elementary School

2813 Ridgeway St
Tallahassee, FL 32310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sabal Palm Elementary School serves 520 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sabal Palm 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Sabal Palm Elementary School's student population of 520 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Sabal Palm 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 Sabal Palm Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#2691 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
33%
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Black
72%
22%
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White
13%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLeon 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 Sabal Palm Elementary School is Leon County Jail (0.7 miles away)
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