Sandhill Elementary School

1801 Tyner Rd
Haines City, FL 33844
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Sandhill Elementary School serves 942 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sandhill 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 50% (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 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sandhill Elementary School's student population of 942 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students942 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandhill 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 Sandhill Elementary School is 0.65, 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
#2382 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
33%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
27%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandhill Elementary School is Don E Woods Opportunity Center (4.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dundee Ridge Middle Academy (2.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dundee Dundee Ridge Middle Academy Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 758 students
    2.9 miles
    5555 Lake Trask Rd
    Dundee, FL 33838
    (863) 419-3088
    2.9 5-8 758
  • Dundee Dundee Elementary Academy Magnet School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 522 students
    3.9 miles
    215 Frederick Ave
    Dundee, FL 33838
    (863) 421-3316
    3.9 PK-4 522
  • Dundee Don E Woods Opportunity Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
    4.0 miles
    213 Lake Ave E
    Dundee, FL 33838
    (863) 421-3325
    4 6-12 23
  • Haines City Haines City Senior High School Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,413 students
    4.1 miles
    2800 Hornet Dr
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 421-3281
    4.1 9-12 2,413
  • Haines City Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
    4.4 miles
    801 Scenic Hwy S
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 421-3235
    4.4 PK-5 730

School Reviews

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As far as education the school is far behind compared to other counties as well as states. Sandhill doesn't offer a lot of extracurricular activities, so the students are not offered the same opportunities as other students in other schools.
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