Seminole Elementary School

2690 Nw 42nd Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34972
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Seminole Elementary School serves 590 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Seminole Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Seminole Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Seminole Elementary School's student population of 590 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Seminole 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 Seminole Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#2070 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
55%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
33%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkeechobee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Seminole Elementary School is Okeechobee High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Yearling Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Okeechobee North Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
    2.0 miles
    3000 Nw 10th Ter
    Okeechobee, FL 34972
    (863) 462-5100
    2 K-5 621
  • Okeechobee Yearling Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 716 students
    2.0 miles
    925 Nw 23rd Ln
    Okeechobee, FL 34972
    (863) 462-5056
    2 6-8 716
  • Okeechobee Okeechobee High School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,709 student
    2.6 miles
    2800 Us Highway 441 N
    Okeechobee, FL 34972
    (863) 462-5025
    2.6 9-12 1,709
  • Okeechobee Central Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 584 students
    3.1 miles
    610 Sw 5th Ave
    Okeechobee, FL 34974
    (863) 462-5077
    3.1 K-5 584
  • Okeechobee Okeechobee Virtual Franchise Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 26 students
    3.3 miles
    700 Sw 2nd Ave
    Okeechobee, FL 34974
    (863) 462-5000
    3.3 6-12 26

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