Sessums Elementary School

  • Sessums Elementary School serves 1,117 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Sessums Elementary School's student population of 1,117 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,117 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sessums Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sessums Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sessums Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#1387 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
32%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
40%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sessums Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.680.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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